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Don W. Valentine
December 6, 1922 ~ June 25, 2012
Viewing: Saturday from 12 Noon to 1:30 p.m. at the funeral chapel.
Services: Saturday, June 30, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 East 200 South, Brigham City, Utah.
Interment: Brigham City Cemetery
BRIGHAM CITY - Our loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, great-great grandfather, and friend, Don Woodland Valentine, 89, passed away peacefully and surrounded by his family on Monday, June 25, 2012 in Brigham City, Utah.
He was born on December 6, 1922 in Brigham City, Utah, a son of James P. and Sara D. Woodland Valentine.
Don served in the US Army during World War II from coming home from the war he met and married his sweetheart, Ione Shirley Bissegger and where married on September 9, 1950 in Elko, Nevada. She preceded him in death on August 5, 2009.
He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Don worked for Bloom Recyclers and retired in 2004.
He enjoyed camping, fishing and hunting. Don loved being with his family too.
Surviving are four children, Ralph (Dorene) Valentine, Clearfield; Nancy (Bert) Velasquez, Mantua; Linda (Dean) Strasner, Arizona; Donald (Barbara) Valentine, Syracuse; 16 grandchildren, 43 great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Ione, two sisters and four brothers.
The family would like to thank Pioneer Care Center and Integrity Home Health and Hospice for the wonderful care they gave to our father, Don.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 30, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 East 200 South, Brigham City, Utah.
A viewing will be held on Saturday from 12 Noon to 1:30 p.m. at the funeral chapel.
Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery, where military honors will be accorded by the Combined Veterans Honor Guard.
Email condolences to www.gilliesfuneralchapel.com