Hamilton County


Sgt. Donald Roy Ewing



Lee Roy and Ruth Elizabeth Amundson Ewing had three sons serving their country in World War II: Walter Edgar, Richard Everet, and Donald Roy.

Donald Roy ‘Skip’ Ewing was born June 1, 1926. He died Jan. 4, 1977 and is buried in Graceland Cemetery, Webster City, IA,

Sgt. Ewing served with the U.S. Army in World War II in the Philippines with the Wildcat division.

His Obituary:

~Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, IA - Jan. 6, 1977

Donald ‘Skip’ Ewing, 50, of Arcadia, Iowa a former Webster City resident, died Tuesday evening at St. Anthony’s hospital in Carroll following a heart attack.

Funeral services, formerly set for Friday, have been postponed until 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Dahn Woodhouse Funeral home in Carroll. There will be graveside services in Webster City at Graceland cemetery at 3 p.m. Saturday. The Rev. Paul D. Williamson will officiate here and a flag-folding ceremony will be held by the American Legion Post 191.

He is survived by his wife, Betty; four daughters, Connie Ewing of Carroll, Mrs. Tim Magill of Pocahontas, Mrs. Kendall Von Glan of Ames and Cindy Ewing, Council Bluffs; two grandchildren; his mother, Mrs. Ruth Ewing of Columbus, Ohio, four brothers, Richard of Washington state; Walter of Columbus, Wilfred of Kettering, Ohio, and Paul of Fairborn, Ohio.

Source: ancestry.com