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 Donald C Fifield

Donald C Fifield

Cresco, Howard County, Iowa, USA
Death 27 Dec 1999 (aged 82)
East Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Burial Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Plot S - 229
Memorial ID 647155 · View Source
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Donald C. Fifield, 82, of East Moline, formerly of Green Rock, died Monday, Dec. 27, 1999, at Forest Hill Health and Rehabilitation Center, East Moline.

Services are 1 p.m. Thursday at Wheelan Funeral Home, Rock Island. Burial is in National Cemetery, Arsenal Island, with military rites conducted by Moline American Legion Post 246, of which he was a member. Visitation is 4 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Memorial Christian Church, Rock Island, or John Lewis Coffee House, Davenport.

He was born Dec. 30, 1916, in Cresco, Iowa, the son of Clinton and Hazel Morrison Fifield. He married Margaret J. Boden Oct. 22, 1947, in Rock Island. She died July 10, 1994.

He was a graduate of Cedar Rapids Business College.

He was an electrician for Alcoa for 30 years, retiring in 1979.

Mr. Fifield served with the Navy Seabees in World War II.

He was a member of Memorial Christian Church, Rock Island, Davenport Moose Lodge 28, Alcoa Retirees Club, AARP, Plus 60, 105th Seabee Construction Battalion Veterans Association, 50-year member of IBEW Local 1379 and was a founding member of the former Mill Creek Golf Club, Milan, now Pinnacle Country Club.

Donald spent the winter months in Lake Worth, Fla., for a number of years.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Angela and Roy Caldwell, East Moline; a son-in-law, Robert Leech, Lake Worth; grandchildren, Jason, Tara, Jeffrey, Marcie and Amanda; a great-granddaughter, Tori; and sisters, Marion Allen, Rockport, Texas, and Mardelle Cordero, Warner Springs, Calif. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Anita Leech, in 1997.
(Rock Island Argus, Dec. 29, 1999)

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  • Maintained by: Paul Mack
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 647155
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Donald C Fifield (30 Dec 1916–27 Dec 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 647155, citing Rock Island National Cemetery, Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Paul Mack (contributor 47145486) .