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Donald Wolcott

Friday, August 13, 2010

Mr. Donald Wolcott, 83, of Gillett Grove, passed away Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010, at home.

There will be no services. Donald's wishes were to be cremated.

Donald Doyle Wolcott, the son of Raymond and Belva (Doyle) Wolcott, was born on March 25, 1927, in Gilmore City. He was raised and received his early education there and graduated from Gilmore City High. After high school, Donald entered into the military with the U.S. Navy. Following his time in the military, Donald lived in Cedar Rapids where he worked for Quaker Oats. He was then transferred to Rembrandt, when it became Cargill and then to Gillett Grove. Donald worked for the company for over 30 years before retiring, when he went into farming.

On July 2, 1958, Donald married Letha Olson in Jackson Minn. Following their marriage, they lived on a farm near Gillett Grove. Donald enjoyed hunting, fishing and trapping. He also liked to attend car races in Alta and enjoyed watching any sports. He was a very quiet and generous man.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Leatha; his stepson, Richard Miller; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge or arrangements.