Washington Evening Journal
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RICHARD M. &Quot;DUTCH&Quot; CHANEY
Richard M. "Dutch" Chaney, 90, of Mount Pleasant, died Sunday, June 6, 2021, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
Dutch was born April 12, 1931, in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, the son of Horace and Georgie (Martin) Chaney. He was a lifelong resident of Mount Pleasant and graduated from Mount Pleasant High School in 1950.
On March 17, 1954, he married Twyla DeYarman in Winfield, Iowa. She preceded him in death on Aug. 25, 1990. Dutch was a member of the Iowa National Guard for 12 years.
Mr. Chaney was an automobile salesman for Chevrolet and Buick dealerships for 35 years in Mount Pleasant. He retired in 1985.
Dutch was a member of the Mount Pleasant Golf and Country Club and the First Presbyterian Church of Mount Pleasant.
Survivors include his son, Hal W. (Muffin) Chaney of Mount Pleasant; one granddaughter, Crystal Chaney of Mount Pleasant; two great-grandchildren; three brothers, Robert W. Chaney of Moline, Ill., Edward M. Chaney of Mount Pleasant and William M. Chaney of Marion; and two sisters, Betty M. Lanphear of Santa Rosa, Calif., and Louise M. Berg of Fairfield. Also surviving is a very special friend, Donna Teeter of Fairfield.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Horace and Georgie; and his wife, Twyla.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 11, at Olson-Powell Memorial Chapel. A private service will be held Saturday, June 12. Burial will be in Forest Home Cemetery. Olson-Powell Memorial Chapel is caring for Dutch and his family.