|Birth: ||Sep. 17, 1938|
|Death: ||Jul. 21, 2008|
Donald L. Eifert
Davis-Miller Funeral Home
Donald L. Eifert, age 69, of Lincoln, passed away Monday, July 21, 2008 at the Lincoln Community Nursing Home. He was born on September 17, 1938, in rural Lincoln, Missouri, the son of Emil and Norma Eken Eifert.
He grew up in Lincoln and graduated from Lincoln High School Class of 1956. On February 24, 1962, he was united in marriage to Jacqueline Fischer at St. Paul Lutheran Church, in Stover, Missouri. Unto this union, one daughter and two sons were born. They made their home and raised their family in Lincoln. Don was a cattle and crop farmer for many years. He enjoyed the hard work on the farm and the community fellowship that it brought with it. He also worked at the local MFA Exchange since the mid-80's until his recent illness.
Don is a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church. He was baptized at his home on October 9, 1938 and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church on April 6, 1952. He served the church in many capacities including the Christian Board of Education, Elder, and Chairman of the Congregation.
In addition he served on the Lincoln R-2 School District Board of Education, the Central Missouri Electric Co-Op Board of Directors for 33 years, and as a MFA Oil Delegate, as well as numerous other community activities.
Don was an avid high school basketball fan and enjoyed not only watching his children and grandchildren play, but many Lincoln athletic teams through the years. He also could be found at many of the local coffee hot spots, where he kept up on the news and activities in and around the county.
He is preceded in death by his father, Emil Eifert in 1963.
He is survived by his wife, Jackie, of the home, one daughter, Rhonda Monnig, and her husband Rick, of Salisbury, Missouri, two sons, Mark Eifert, of Lincoln and Gary Eifert, and his wife Becky, of Cole Camp, five grandchildren; Allison, Kristin and Megan Monnig and Grant and Gracyn Eifert, his mother, Norma Eifert of Lincoln, other relatives and many friends.
Funeral Services for Don Eifert will be held at 10:00 A.M., Thursday, July 24, 2008 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, in Lincoln, with Pastor Leonard Poppe, officiating. Burial will follow at the Immanuel Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the Davis-Miller Funeral Home, in Lincoln. Memorial contributions may be made to the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Benton County Hospice or Benton County Cancer Fund c/o the funeral home. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.davis-miller.com.
Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery
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Record added: Jul 23, 2008
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