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Obituary for Donald Wayne Gill

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Donald Wayne Gill

July 22, 1931 - March 5, 2016

Donald Wayne Gill died in his home March 5, 2016.  He was born in Lenox, Iowa July 22, 1931 to Harold A. Gill and Doris R. Gray.


Don was a farm boy.  He graduated from Lenox High School.  After high school, he joined the Marines in 1952.


He married Alice Jean Evans in 1956.  From this union came two sons, Dave Wayne and Robert John, one daughter, Susan Jean Gill and niece, Amber Jean Grimes.


Don then married Evelyn Moss, they later divorced.


Don worked from 1974 to 1997 as a machinist at Williams International. He still enjoyed his yearly holiday turkey after retirement.  His hobbies included camping, fishing, puttering on engines, making various trinkets, gardening and just sitting with his coffee.


Don is survived by daughter, Susan Jean Gill, niece, Amber Jean Grimes; his 37 year companion, Martha Louise Heiniger; her daughter, Andrea Hooper; her son, Carl Heiniger as well as many grandchildren.


Donald was preceded in death by his two sons, Dave Wayne and Robert John; two siblings, Robert Gill and Peggy Jean Blake.


He will be dearly missed.


A Celebration of Life will be held Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 2:00 pm at Leavitt’s Mortuary, 836 36th Street, Ogden, Utah.


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Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Time: 2:00 pm -

Leavitt's Mortuary


836 36th Street , , Ogden, UT, 84403

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Born: July 22, 1931
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