Donald Samuel Austin, age 85, died October 15, 1995 at his residence in Ivins.
He was born October 8, 1910 in Lincoln, Idaho to Joseph Albert Austin and Sarah Grace Ostler Austin. He married Joyce Barton on May 17, 1951 in the Salt Lake Temple.
He retired as a Major from the U.S. Army. He worked for the Utah Home Fire Insurance Co., retiring as vice-president and secretary of the company. He was a member of the LDS Church.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce; four children, Diane (Gregg) Newman, Sandy; Dr. Blaine (Diane) Austin, Layton; Shirley (Phil) Laws, Long Beach, California; Susann Austin, Salt Lake City; fourteen grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; sisters, Blanche Peterson, Salt Lake City; Edna Crockett, Provo; and a brother, Joseph R. Austin of Corpus Christi, Texas.
Graveside services will be held on Friday, October 20, 1995 at 11:00 a.m. in the Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, 3401 South Highland Drive (1495 East), East Millcreek, Utah. Friends may call Thursday from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and Friday from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Wasatch Lawn Mortuary prior to the services. Published in the Deseret News on October 18, 1995.