Stayton – Donald, 87,
died March 26 in Stayton. He was born in San Jose and moved to the
Stayton/Sublimity area in 1971. Donald served in the US Navy
during WWII aboard the USS Sims Destroyer Escort, serving both in
the Atlantic and Pacific. He drove truck for many years. Donald enjoyed
fishing, woodworking, rose gardening, and cars. He married Anne
Higuera on June 22, 1952 in San Jose, CA.
Donald is survived by
his wife: Anne of Stayton; son: David Clark of Salem; daughters:
Carol (Doug) Smith of Prineville, Christine (Gary) Gries of
Stayton and Laurie (Larry) Andren of Puyallup, WA.; grandchildren:
Justin (Ashley), Cody & Zachary Smith of Prineville and Rachel
& Kyra Gries of Stayton. He was preceded in death by 3
brothers, 1 sister, a daughter and grandson. Family graveside
services were held at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.
Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.