Dana Alan Pollock

October 2, 1954 ~ September 9, 2022 (age 67)


Dana Alan Pollock, 67, of Van Wert, passed away at 12:13 PM on Friday, September 09, 2022 at Van Wert Health ER. He was born on October 02, 1954, in Van Wert, to the late Lee Wayne and Anna Louise (Shaffer) Pollock. On October 02, 1985, he married the love of his life, Ronda Rhodes.

Dana graduated from Van Wert High School and worked at Kennedy Kit Manufacturing for many years before disability forced his retirement. He enjoyed woodworking, carpentry and watching football, especially the Seattle Seahawks.

Dana was patient man who dearly loved his family and cherished the time he spent with his grandkids.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Ronda Pollock of rural Van Wert; son, Kyle (Nicole) Pollock of Defiance; daughter, Kierstin (John) Ruffner of Delphos; grandchildren: Logan and Jason Pollock; Chloe and Scott Schrader; brothers: Rick Pollock of Galion, Kevin Pollock of Hilliard; brothers-in-law: Robert (Brenda) Rhodes of Marysville; Roger (Teresa) Rhodes of Ft. Myers, FL; Randy Rhodes of Van Wert; as well as many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Dana was preceded in death by his brothers, Larry and Randy Pollock

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home 722 S. Washington St. Van Wert, OH 45891. Interment will follow in Ridge Cemetery, 18294 Lincoln Hwy Middle Point, OH 45863.

Family and friends will be received from 2 to 6 PM on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home.

For those who prefer, memorial contributions in Dana`s memory may be sent to a charity of the donor's choice.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.

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September 13, 2022

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home
722 S. Washington St.
Van Wert, OH 45891

September 14, 2022

10:30 AM
Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home
722 S. Washington St.
Van Wert, OH 45891

September 14, 2022

11:30 AM to 11:45 AM
Ridge Cemetery
18294 Lincoln Hwy
Middle Point, OH 45863

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