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Ervan Eugene Dolan, 77 years old, of Green Castle, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

Ervan was born July 28, 1944, in Moline, Illinois to Robert and Elveeta (Neely) Dolan.

On April 5, 1965, in the Quad Cities he married Naomi (Detherage) Dolan, she survives of the home. He is also survived by two sons, Greg Dobrinske and wife Dana of Green Castle and Ervan R. Dolan and wife Teresa of Green Castle; grandchildren, Austin Dobrinske and wife Becca, April Dobrinske, Shelby Dolan and fiancé Matt Fox, Shawnee Adams and husband Michael; a great grandson, Marshall Dobrinske; and several nieces and nephews.

Ervan was preceded in death by: his parents; a brother, Hubert Dolan; and two sisters, Helen (Tootie) Bartz and Almeta Haggerman.

He graduated from United Township High School in Moline, Illinois. After graduating he worked at John Deere, the State of Illinois Highway Department, the City of Moline, and at International Harvesters as a mechanic. Ervan moved from the Quad Cities where he grew up to Green Castle in 1975. After moving to Green Castle, he worked for Alan True doing mechanic work while also farming. After retiring Ervan worked on small engines and lawn mowers. He enjoyed working on lawn mowers, going hunting and fishing, playing pool and shuffleboard. Everyone knew it was Spring when they saw Erv sitting at the picnic table in the front yard.

A service for Ervan was held Friday, December 24, 2021 at Ruschmeier Funeral Home in Green City with Pastor Ben Williams officiating. Burial followed at the Green Castle Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Ervan Dolan, Greg Dobrinske, Chris Dolan, Austin Dobrinske, Doug Bartz, and Larry Fraikes. Honorary Pallbearers were: April Dobrinske, Shelby Dolan, Shawnee Adams, Curt Guiles, Kenny Jones, and Rob Sizemore.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Green Castle Cemetery.