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Donald Gaspardo

July 27, 1942 — May 11, 2018

Minonk - Donald A. Gaspardo, 75, of Minonk, passed away 10:27 a.m. on Friday, May 11, 2018 at OSF St. James Medical Center in Pontiac.

His Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Minonk with Franciscan Friars officiating. Visitation will be from 9-11:00 a.m. prior the service at the church. Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Minonk is assisting the family with arrangements.

Interment will be in St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery in Minonk. Memorials may be directed to Knights of Columbus or a charity of the donors choice.

Donald was born on July 27, 1942 in Dana, Illinois, a son to John and Margaret Sullivan Gaspardo. He married Carolyn Steinhilber on August 14, 1971 in Minonk.

Surviving is his loving wife of 47 years, Carolyn Gaspardo and a son, Joe (Kristy) Gaspardo both of Minonk; two grandchildren, Brenna and Jaylen Gaspardo; two brothers, Thomas Gaspardo and Robert Prince, Jr, both of Dana; sister, Kay (Howard) Knack of Minonk and sister in-law, Agnes Gaspardo.

He was preceded in death by his parents; infant daughter, Ellen Marie; two brothers, John and Jim; stepfather, Robert Prince, Sr. and sister in-law Brigitte Gaspardo.

Donald was a lifetime farmer, also working at the Portable Elevator Company and helped at Davis Bros. Excavating.

He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Minonk, Knights of Columbus Council #985, 4th Degree Knights of Columbus Council Streator Assembly #2109 and Illinois Valley 2 Cylinder Club.


MAY 19. 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CDT)

St. Patrick Church
420 E. 6th Street
Minonk, IL 61760

Mass of Christian Burial

MAY 19. 11:00 AM (CDT)

St. Patrick Church
420 E. 6th Street
Minonk, IL 61760

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