In memory of

Donald Wilson

October 23, 1934 - June 25, 2020
From: Sac City, IA
Donald Wilson

Donald Wilson

Born: October 23, 1934
Died: June 25, 2020
Age: 85
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   Don Wilson, age 85 of Sac City, IA, passed way on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Park View Rehabilitation Center in Sac City, IA.  Donald Elliott Wilson was born at home in Sac City on October 23, 1934 to parents John and Esther (Elliott) Wilson.  He attended school in Sac City until the 9th grade and then went to Wentworth Military Academy in Lexington, MO, and then on to Kirksville, MO.  Don served joined the United States Army and served his country for two years.  He was stationed in California, near Long Beach and returned back to the farm in Sac City in 1958.

   Don was united in marriage to Dorothy Rix on February 25, 1962 at Emanuel-St. John Lutheran Church in Lytton, IA.  They were blessed with two daughters: JoAnn and Julie.  Don and his family enjoyed going on many vacations together.  They visited almost every state, even Hawaii.  He enjoyed watching ball games, especially Iowa State, Kansas City Chiefs and the Vikings.  He liked to talk a lot and walking on his treadmill.  Don also enjoyed putting on the Sportsman’s Breakfasts for many years.

   Those left to cherish his memory include his wife Dorothy of Sac City, IA; his daughters JoAnn and Julie Wilson both of Sac City, IA; sister Gloria Ahrens and her children Jim (Mary) Ames, Brenda (Dan) Hull and Steve (Tammi) Ames; brothers and sisters-in-laws: Betty and Steve Kral, Mary and Jack Clearwater and Dean and Deb Rix; many nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.

Drive-In Funeral Service: Tune into 98.3
10:30 a.m., Tuesday
June 30, 2020
Emmanuel St. John Lutheran Church
Lytton, Iowa
Reverend Ben Worley
Public Visitation
5:00 -7:00 p.m., Monday
June 29, 2020
Farber & Otteman Funeral Home
Sac City, Iowa
Public Graveside
St. John's Lutheran Cemetery
Lytton, Iowa


Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 6:28 PM
“Deepest condolences and sympathy. Great memories of Don and his tireless work for all the Sports Breakfasts he put on when growing up. Also all the summers helping him with bean walking. Rest In Peace Don.”
- Tad Taber
Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 9:28 AM
“Rest in peace Swisher.”
- Lake
Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 9:28 AM
“So sorry to hear of Don's passing. Sending you my sympathy and prayers.”
- Marlene Ramsey
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 9:51 PM
“Sending sincere condolences to Don's family members during this hard time. May God comfort you!”
- Renae Hoffard Hosteng
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