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Donald D. "Don" Ed
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Birth: Aug. 1, 1921
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 22, 2012
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA

Donald "Don" D. Ed, 90, of Springfield, died at 11:40 p.m. on Sunday, January 22, 2012 at Lewis Memorial Christian Village.

Don was born August 1, 1921 in Moline, the son of Carl J. Ed and Anna J. Burke. He married Betty C. Fletcher on May 29, 1943 in Washington, DC.

As a proud veteran of WWII, Don served in the Army as an Investigator 301. He was a 1941 graduate of Beardstown High School and studied at Northeastern University in Washington, DC while employed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. For over 30 years, Don worked for the Illinois Secretary of State, retiring as Director of the Index Department. He was also a Charter Member of Sparc.

His parents, two brothers, James and Carl, Jr., and one sister, Jennifer, preceded him in death, as did his beloved daughter, Dara.

Survivors include, Betty, Don's wife of over 68 years, his son, David (wife, Connie) Ed; three grandsons, Dr. Christopher (wife, Lisa) Ed, Todd Ed and Joshua Ed; two great-grandchildren, Emmalyn and Alexander Ed; sister-in-law, Iris "Ikey" (husband, Gene) Bloomfield; brother-in-law, Donald "Don" (wife, Sue) Fletcher; and numerous nieces, nephews and their children and grandchildren.

Visitation: Family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, Springfield. Visitation will begin with a prayer service at 5:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass: 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 26, 2012 at St. Agnes Catholic Church,Springfield, with Rev. Robert J. Jallas celebrant. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery, where military honors will be provided by Interveterans Burial Detail of Sangamon County.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Sparc, Springfield, IL 62702.

Published in The State Journal-Register from January 24,2011 
Family links: 
  Carl John Ed (1892 - 1963)
  Anna Jane Burke Ed (1894 - 1986)
  Dara D Ed (1944 - 1985)*
  James Otto Ed (1916 - 1974)*
  Jennie J Ed (1919 - 1920)*
  Donald D. Ed (1921 - 2012)
  Carl Francis Ed (1923 - 2006)*
*Calculated relationship
Calvary Cemetery
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Maintained by: RamblinRose
Originally Created by: Sherry
Record added: Jan 25, 2012
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Donald D. Don Ed
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Thanks Uncle Don for your service to our great country! Keep the flags waving for the brave and the free!!
- RamblinRose
 Added: Nov. 11, 2013

- RamblinRose
 Added: Jan. 29, 2012

- Sherry
 Added: Jan. 25, 2012

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