Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, August 23, 2017
OBITUARY ~ Donald Edwin "Don" Waldeier
August 06, 1933 ~ August 16, 2017
Donald Edwin Waldeier, 84, of Grant City, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, in Albany, MO. on August 16, 2017.
Born August 6, 1933, in Worth, MO. to Carl and Neva Waldeier, he graduated from Grant City High School in 1951. He served in the U.S. Army from 1954-1956. On April 4, 1958, Don married Ann Hope Schilling in Maryville, MO. Don spent most of his life in Worth County where he logged and farmed with his brother. He was the Hy-Vee Store Manager in Grant City from 1982-1989 before transferring to Mount Ayr, IA. as Store Manager from 1989-1995. He retired from Hy-Vee in 1995 after 30 years of service. He was a member of the Grant City #66 Grand Lodge A.F. & A.M of Missouri.
Don is survived by his two children: Cindy (Mark) Rackers, Jefferson City and son, Donnie Waldeier, Grant City; three grandchildren: Kellen (Morgan) Waldeier, Norwalk, IA.; Kelsey Wilkinson, Orlando, FL. and Drew (Kelsey) Wilkinson, Columbia, MO.; and two great-grandchildren: Reegan Kay Waldeier and Leighton Ann Wilkinson. Also surviving are his brother, Lorace (Virginia) Waldeier, Grant City; sisters, Connie (Mike) Eighmy, Saint Joseph; Elaine Downing, Sun City, AZ., and numerous nieces and nephews.
Don was preceded in death by wife, Ann, in March of this year; parents, Carl and Neva Waldeier; infant brother, Duane; infant sister, Delores and brother-in-law, Leslie Norman Downing.
Services: 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at Prugh-Dunfee Funeral Home, Grant City, MO. with burial immediately following at the Grant City Cemetery.
Visitation: 6:00-7:30 p.m., Monday, August 21, 2017, at Prugh-Dunfee Funeral Home. Memorial contributions can be made to Grant City Lodge #66.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, September of 2017