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780 12th St. SW
P.O. Box 822
Le Mars, IA 51031
Phone: 712-546-4903
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Tyler Lee

April 20, 1990 – November 9, 2018

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Tyler Douvia
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Obituary for Tyler Lee Douvia

Le Mars, Iowa – Tyler Douvia, 28, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away Friday, November 9, 2018 from injuries sustained in an airplane accident near Guthrie Center, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, November 16, 2018 at All Saints Catholic Parish-St. Joseph Church in Le Mars. Father Bruce Lawler will officiate. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at the church with a Scriptural Prayer service at 7 p.m. There will be also be one hour of visitation before the funeral at the church on Friday.

Tyler Lee Douvia was born on April 20, 1990 in Le Mars, Iowa, the son of Darrell and Deanna (Kellen) Douvia. He grew up in Remsen, Iowa and attended grade school at Remsen Union Schools and later graduated from Remsen Union High School in 2009.

Following his education, Tyler went to work for his uncle Del Kellen at Kellen Excavation in Le Mars. His work focused mainly in the shop and in the iron yard. Most recently, Tyler and his fiancé, Rachel Kinney were going to manage the Koch Apple Orchard which they renamed the Le Mars Apple Orchard in Le Mars.

Tyler was a member of the Northwest Iowa Demo Derby Party and the Powder Players Snowmobile Club. Along with derby cars and snowmobiling, Tyler enjoyed deer hunting and boating at Storm Lake, Iowa. He also liked to work on restoring cars. To his family and friends, Tyler was a prankster. He loved to pull practical jokes on everyone he loved. He was an amazing brother and son and a loving and caring father.

He will be dearly missed by his mother, Deanna Douvia of Le Mars, IA; father, Darrell Douvia of Remsen, IA; fiancé, Rachel Kinney of Le Mars, IA; his daughter, Addelyn Douvia of Le Mars, IA; step-children, Kaiden and Mercedeez Hurley of Rockwell, IA; grandparents, Donald and Mary Jane Kellen of Le Mars, IA and Dwayne Douvia of Remsen, IA; sisters, Trisha (Nick) Harms, Anna Douvia and Katie Douvia; a brother, Travis (Lexi) Douvia; Godson’s, Kohen Douvia and Karter Harms all of Le Mars, IA; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Darlene Douvia; uncle, Loren Clark; cousins, Samantha Clark, Patrick Kellen, Jashua Clark and Madison Fuller.

A memorial fund in Tyler’s name has been set up at Iowa State Bank in Le Mars.

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When 2:00pm - 8:00pm
All Saints Catholic Parish - St. Joseph Church
605 Plymouth St E
Le Mars, IA 51031
Additional Information There will be a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7 p.m. at the church.

Service Information

Friday, November 16th, 2018 10:30am
Fr. Bruce Lawler
All Saints Catholic Parish - St. Joseph Church
605 Plymouth St E
Le Mars, IA 51031
Service Extra Info
There will be an hour of visitation at the church before the funeral on Friday.

Interment Information

Calvary Cemetery
900 Plymouth Street E
Le Mars, IA 51031
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780 12th St. SW
Le Mars, IA 51031
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