Dean Dwight Rollison, 83, of Lisbon, Iowa, formerly of Webster City and originally from Cherokee, passed away Sunday morning, Jan. 1, 2012 at his residence.
Dwight was born on July 23, 1928 in Cherokee, to Linton and Ruth (Stevenson) Rollison.
He graduated from Cherokee Wilson High School and attended Buena Vista College in Storm Lake, graduating with Bachelor's Degree in Education (History). Dean served his country in the U.S. Navy during WW II and the Korean Conflict. He was married to Marion Peekenschneider in December of 1954 until 1993. He was a schoolteacher for several years, and had been a foundry worker. He was affiliated with the Missouri Synod Lutheran Church and was a member of the V.F.W.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Neal Rollison; and one sister, Rhoda.
He is survived by his four children: Elizabeth Fritz of Ariz.; David Rollison (Emily) of Des Moines; Dan Rollison (Lisa) of Cherokee; Paul Rollison of Missouri; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and close friends Linda and Stan Stahlberg and family of Lisbon.
Graveside memorial services will be held at the Quimby Cemetery at a later date.
The Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences can be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com.