Rev. R. Douglas Tharpe


 Rev. R. Douglas Tharpe passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2019.
Funeral Services will be Wednesday, April 3 at 10:30 am at the New Hope Parish of the United Methodist Church, 706 Locust Street, Dumont, IA, Visitation will be Tuesday from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the Sietsema-Vogel Funeral Home, 902 W Broadway Street, Dumont.
Rev. Tharpe served at Delmar-Elwood-Charlotte; Ainsworth Union (UM-UP); Olin, First-St. Paul’s; Dumont; Macedonia-Henderson (Wheeler Grove UCC Yoke).  He retired in 2000.
Survivors include his daughters: Krista Wilson of Dumont, IA; Karil Carr of Bryant, IA; Kelly Oppelt, Prescott Valley, AZ and Karla Shea of Waverly, IA.  The Sietsema-Vogel Funeral Home’s website is
Memorials may be sent to the family for future designation.

Bishop Haller and the Cabinet – April 2, 2019.