Melissa (Swoboda) Dolan

Melissa (Swoboda) Dolan

Melissa Dolan passed away October 27, 2017 at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa following a lengthy battle with cancer.

She was born on July 31, 1959 to Edward and Charlotte Swoboda and grew up in Nashville. Melissa graduated from Nashville High School in 1977 and studied cosmetology at Kaskaskia College.  She moved to Des Moines, Iowa in 1982.  On June 19, 1999, Melissa married Doug Dolan in Des Moines.

Melissa was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Charlotte Swoboda.  Left to mourn her passing are her husband, Doug of Des Moines, Iowa; stepson, Christopher McIntyre of Indianola, Iowa; two brothers, Rod (Eileen) Swoboda of Des Moines, Iowa, Tom (Sandy) Swoboda of Nashville; one sister, Julie (Jim) Borrenpohl of Okawville; five nephews, Luke (Debbie) Borrenpohl, Zachary Borrenpohl, Seth (Nicole) Swoboda, Tyler (Stephanie) Swoboda, and Frank Swoboda; two nieces, Erin (Brad) Luechtefeld, and Catherine Swoboda; great-nephews and nieces, Harrison and Owen Borrenpohl, Reagan and Lydia Luechtefeld, Ainsley, Olive, and Violet Swoboda.

Per wishes of Melissa, her body was donated to science and cremation will follow.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in Des Moines, Iowa.


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