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“I'm very sorry for your loss. I worked with Doug at Archway and he was a nice guy. Always had a smile and was very helpful. R.I.P Doug ”
1 of 17 | Posted by: Teresa Rouse - Iowa City, IA

“I worked with Doug for many years at Archway. He was always so kind. We always had long talks when we ran into each other at a store. He was a Man...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Peggy Heistand - Boone, IA

“We are so very sorry to hear the sad news that Doug- husband,dad & grandpa had died. He was always so kind to the kids and I when we came to visit!...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Shapour & Diana Riahi - IA

“I was foreman at Archway Cookies for 19 years and enjoyed working with Doug. He was always fun to be around, enjoyed lively conversations and the...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Duane Townsend - Ogden, IA

“Remember the smiles & the hugs & the laughter & he will never leave your hearts. Love is all you need. Our thoughts & prayers to this very special...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: John & Coleen Johnson - Belmond, IA

“Laurie, So sorry for your loss. Please know your in our thoughts and prayers. ”
6 of 17 | Posted by: Buddy & Jody McNaughton - boone, IA

“My condolences to his family. He was a kind man who could always make us laugh. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
7 of 17 | Posted by: Dawn Smith - Monroe, IA

“We are so sorry for your loss! Even though he is gone from this earth he will always remain in your hearts! God bless! ”
8 of 17 | Posted by: Ron, Lynn and Amanda Tilley

“I worked very closely with Doug at Archway since I was the buyer. He was a great person and so much fun to work with. He always had a smile on his...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Richenda Cripe - Ogden, IA

“Love you dad with all my heart! ”
10 of 17 | Posted by: Catherine Hay - boone, IA

“Laurie, sending condolences and prayers for you and your family during this difficult time. Memories are forever... Dena Bell and the ICAR client...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Dena Bell - Des Moines, IA

“Sending hugs ”
12 of 17 | Posted by: Tammy Zimmerman

“Worked at Archway with Doug. He was always Kind and we shared many laughs. He will be missed. Thoughts and prayers for his family. A great loss. ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: Kim - Boone, IA - Friend of Dougs

“So sorry for your loss I worked with Doug at archway and he was a super nice guy friendly to everyone ”
14 of 17 | Posted by: Rose - Boone, IA - Friend

“Leave a condolence or a memory. ”
15 of 17 | Posted by: Rose Warrick - Boone, IA - Friend

“thoughts with the whole family so sorry. besides knowing your dad since i was little i enjoyed working with him at archway he was a good guy. ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: becky dakin - boone, IA

“Love you grandpa! Miss you so much already ”
17 of 17 | Posted by: natosha Higgins - Boone, IA

Doug Runyan, 69, of Ogden, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at the Community United Methodist Church in Ogden. Rev. Gary Hoyt will officiate. Burial will be at Mineral Ridge Cemetery in Ridgeport with Military Graveside Rites will be conducted by the Boone Veteran's Council. Visitation will be Monday, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., at Carson – Stapp Funeral Home in Ogden. For online obituaries and condolences please visit:

Douglas Lee Runyan was born on August 5, 1945, in Boone, Iowa, the son of Roger and Lavonne (Fyock) Runyan He lived in Fraser, Iowa, most of his life. Graduating from Boxholm High School in 1963.

Doug was enlisted into the United States Navy during Vietnam. He served from 1965 to 1969 and was honorably discharged in September of 1969. He served 2 tours in Vietnam in the Seabees. After leaving the military, Doug was united in marriage to Mary Ann Pendry on May 3, 1970. Doug worked for Rolfes in Boone until the early 1970's; he later worked for Archway Cookie Company until it closed. Doug returned to school and got his CDL to drive truck for Oberg Trucking in Fort Dodge. He later worked for Fareway as a truck driver until he was no longer able to work due to his health.

Doug loved to go fishing and hunting, though he had not been able to due much in recent years due to his declining health. He also loved to watch movies, cook anything on his grill, and spend time with his family and friends. He was an all around nice guy that was always there for his family and friends, and had the biggest smile to share with anyone he met.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann Runyan of Grand Junction, IA; He is also survived by his five children, Christine (Dave) Hunt of St. Charles, MO, Catherine (Guy) Hay of Boone, IA, Laurie (Gary) Kathman of Boone, IA, Randy (Maggie) Runyan of Grand Junction, IA, and Becky Mayse (Sean Anderson) of Boone, IA; grandchildren, John Mayse, Bronson (Amy) Mayse, Matthew, Sean, and Brett Williams, Ryan Runyan and fiancé Stephanie Vampola, Logan Runyan and fiancé KJ Johnson, Kyle (Molly) Cmelik, Wyatt, and Natosha Higgins (Ryan Blair), Sonia Cmelik, Alicia Runyan, Sarah Armstrong, Sarah, Braedon and Jake Hay; four greatgrandchildren, Trinity, Noah, Luke and Ely; sister, Barbara Mickelson of Rochester, MN; niece and nephews, Brian Mickelson of Rochester, MN, Dale Mickelson and family from Northern, MN, Kim (Tim) Postier and family, and Lynn (Tim) Gorski and family of Lakeville, MN. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Mary Brown and three infant sisters.

Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.