Mount Ayr Record News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, August 14, 2008
OBITUARY - DONALD EUGENE VANDERFLUGHT
Donald Eugene VANDERFLUGHT was born February 25, 1933 at home north of Kellerton to Roy and Gladys (ALLEN) VANDERFLUGHT.
He left this earth August 8, 2008 at home in Grand River. He was the youngest child of five. He lived his whole life
in Decatur & Ringgold Counties. In January 1952, he married Hazel WARD and to this union 6 children were born. He
was a loving father & husband and spent his whole life farming. Donald enjoyed vacationing in the mountains of
Colorado, hunting & fishing with his sons, and tending to his flowers. He was always there to lend a helping hand to
family or friends.
Don was preceded in death by his parents Roy & Gladys Allen VANDERFLUGHT.
Those left to mourn include his wife Hazel of Grand River; sons Randy & Jane VANDERFLUGHT of Kellerton, Steven
VANDERFLUGHT of Grand River, Harold & wife Laura VANDERFLUGHT of Kellerton, Allen VANDERFLUGHT of St. Charles, and
Mike & wife Tina VANDERFLUGHT of Kellerton; a daughter Julie & husband Bob GREENE of Branson West, Missouri; 15
grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren; brothers Russell & wife Lena VANDERFLUGHT of Grand River; Leroy & wife
Phyllis VANDERFLUGHT of St. Charles; sisters Juanita MILLS of Van Wert, Alice & Raymond RUSH of St. Charles; many
nieces, nephews, cousins, and neighbors.
Memorials are to Hospice of Central Iowa.
Services were held on Monday, August 11, 2008, at Wilson-Watson
& Armstrong Funeral Home in Mount Ayr with Rev. Terry ROBERTS officiating. Musical selections were "In The Garden,"
"This is My Father's World," and "Amazing Grace." Wilson-Watson & Armstrong Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
Casket bearers were Joshua VANDERFLUGHT, Curtis VANDERFLUGHT, Luke VANDERFLUGHT, Zachary VANDERFLUGHT, Joseph
VANDERFLUGHT, Cody VANDERFLUGHT, Graydon VANDERFLUGHT and Dillon GREENE.
Donald was laid at rest in the Grand River
Cemetery in Grand River.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker
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