Donald Wayne Donohew

April 18, 2013

in Obituaries

Donald Wayne Donohew, 77, of Sedalia, died Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at University Hospital, Columbia. He was born on Oct. 29, 1935, in Slater, a son of Edward B. and Addie (Jacobi) Donohew. On May 26, 1961, in Gilliam, he was married to Peggy Bossaller, who survives of the home.

He enjoyed meeting with friends at McDonalds for morning coffee. He was a former member of the Goldwing Club, and loved going on motorcycle rides. He served his country honorably in the United States Army, from September, 1958 to August, 1960, than he served in the Army Reserve from August 1960 to 1964. He worked in the office at Town and Country Shoes, in Sedalia.

Besides his wife, he is survived by three sister in laws, Nancy (Charles) Berlekamp of Slater, Carol Bossaller of Columbia, and Betty (Jr.) Thompson, of Porterville, CA.; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, April 23, at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville, with Charles R. Guthrie officiating.

Memorial contributions are suggested to American Cancer Society

Arrangements under the direction of Rea Funeral Chapel.

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