|Birth: ||Nov. 8, 1928|
|Death: ||Nov. 20, 2011, USA|
Donald Lalumendre, 83, Sergeant Bluff, Iowa, formerly of Bronson, Iowa
left this world to be with the Lord on November 20, 2011.
Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at Elliot
Creek Presbyterian Church at Bronson, Iowa with Rev. Cyndy Ripperger
officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery at Sioux City,
Iowa with military honors conducted by American Legion George M. Nelson
Post 662 and the United States Army. Visitation will be 5:00 - 8:00 P.M.
Tuesday with a prayer service at 7:00 P.M. at the church. Arrangements
are under the direction of Rush Family Care Service at Onawa.
Donald was born November 8, 1928 in Jackson, Nebraska, the son of William
and Blanch (Hair) Lalumendre. Don and Bonnie Simmons were united in
marriage November 8, 1951 and they were blessed with three children. He
was a dedicated lifelong farmer except for 1952 - 1954 when he served in
the United States Army during the Korean War. After his discharge, he
returned home and farmed until his retirement in 2009.
Don enjoyed spending time with family and friends and playing cards. He
will long be remembered for his love of raising money for the Jerry Lewis
Telethon for children, with an annual hog roast he held for 13 years on
the couple's farm.
Survivors include his loving wife of 60 years on November 8, Bonnie of
Sergeant Bluff; a daughter and her husband, Linda and Raymond Johnston of
Sioux City; a son and his wife, Mike and Cynthia Lalumendre of Sioux
City; four grandchildren; four great grandchildren; three sisters, Eva
Craig of Sioux City, IA, Bertha Reed of Warrensburg, MO and Doris Nelson
and her husband Leon of San Antonio, TX.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Donna Jean and a
sister, Mary Stultz.
Obituary & Photo are from the Rush Family Care Service
Memorial Park Cemetery
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Record added: Nov 21, 2011
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