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Don R. Sundall Sr.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

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Don R. Sundall Sr.
Services for Don R. Sundall Sr. will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept.18, 2012, at First English Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Paul Kaldahl will officiate the service.

Interment will take place at Crown Hill Cemetery in Ruthven.

Don Ray Sundall, son of Laurence C. and Luella (Wikert) Sundall, was born April 15, 1932, in Ruthven. He received his education in Ruthven until 9th grade when he enlisted in the United States Army, serving during the Korean War.

While stationed in Fort Belvir, Va., Don met Lorraine Scoz and they were united in marriage on May 2, 1953, in Arlington, Va. To this union three sons were born.

Don and Lorraine moved to northwest Iowa, where they raised their family. Don worked at the Spencer Packing House for 17 years, also farming in the area. He then went to work for the Farmers Coop in Ruthven, where he was employed until his retirement.

Don was a member of First English Lutheran Church in Spencer. He was also a 60-year member of the Ruthven American Legion. He was a past member of the V.F.W. in Spencer and Eagle's Club. Don is also a member of the V.F.W. Post No. 2295 in Emmetsburg.

Don died Friday, Sept. 14, 2012,in Mason City, Iowa, at the age of 80.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers: Lloyd and Dayton; two sisters: Laura Hansen and Wanda Gronbeck; six brothers-in-law; and one sister-in-law.

Don is survived by his wife, Lorraine of Ruthven; his children: Don Ray Sundall and Deb, of Ruthven, Dale Sundall and Laurie, of Ruthven, and Jeff Sundall and Terri, of Ruthven; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three sisters: Jean Lind, of Ruthven, Phyllis Dittman and Paul, of Bakersfield, Calif., and Alice Fullmer of Pahrump, Nev.; two sisters-in-law; nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Martin-Mattice Funeral Home.