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Donald William "Don" Abear, Sr
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Birth: Dec. 24, 1929
Crow Wing County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Oct. 19, 2009
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA

Donald W. Abear
Posted: Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Brainerd Dispatch

DEERWOOD - Donald William Abear, age 79, of Deerwood, died on Oct. 19, 2009, at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. He was born on Dec. 24, 1929, in Trommald to Fred and Chleo (Terry) Abear. He was a WWII Army veteran. He was owner of Don's Construction, Deerwood. He was a retired member of Operating Engineers Local 49 and was a member of the Walter Scott Erickson American Legion Post 557, Deerwood.

He is survived by two sons, Donald Jr. "Bill" (Paulette) Abear, of Deerwood, Robert Abear, of Ironton; two daughters, Nancy (Tom) Hornsby, of Andover, Kimberly (Robert) Johnson, of Waite Park; one brother, Gary (Carol) Abear, of Cleveland, Tenn.; two sisters, Lila Savolinen, of Nashwauk, and Phyllis Melby, of Richfield; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents; an infant son; three brothers, Lawrence, Richard and Douglas Abear; and two sisters, Beverly Michael and Mardelle Avelsgard.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. on Friday at the Cascade United Methodist Church in Deerwood. Burial will be at the Deerwood Scandia Cemetery. Friends may call on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Koop Funeral Home and one hour prior to the services on Friday at the church.
Family links: 
  Fred Abear (1893 - 1970)
  Chleo Hortense Terry Abear (1894 - 1971)
  Baby Boy Abear (1964 - 1964)*
  Lawrence Robert Abear (1918 - 1993)*
  Lila A. Abear Savolainen (1919 - 2010)*
  Richard Keith Abear (1924 - 1987)*
  Donald William Abear (1929 - 2009)
*Calculated relationship
Deerwood Cemetery
Deerwood Township
Crow Wing County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Block 6 Lot 5 Plot 6
Created by: Jim Lee
Record added: Feb 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48074348
Donald William Don Abear, Sr
Added by: Jim Lee
Donald William Don Abear, Sr
Added by: Jim Lee
Donald William Don Abear, Sr
Added by: Jim Lee
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- Jim Lee
 Added: May. 9, 2013
Thank you for serving our country. God bless you.
- T Burt
 Added: Feb. 18, 2010

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