Donald J. Kiefer, Sr.
Minonk-Donald J. Kiefer, Sr., 84, of Minonk, passed away at 9:40
a.m. Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at Heritage Health Care in
He was born July 15, 1929 in Gridley, IL, to Eli and Lorraine
(Funk) Kiefer. He married Ruth A. Wright on February 4, 1951 in
Gridley. She preceded him in death on December 19,
Surviving is two sons, Bill (Joyce) Kiefer and Jim Kiefer both of
Minonk; one daughter, Kathy (John) Anderson of Secor; three
brothers, Larry (Barb) Kiefer of Gridley; Kenny (Lou) Kiefer of
Florida; Mikey (Daphne) Kiefer of Colorado; 5 grandchildren and 7
1/2 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Wilma
Donald managed Spires Elevator for 20 years in rural Minonk.
He was a member of the Minonk Lions and a trustee for the Minonk
Graveside services will be held at 11:45 a.m. Saturday, December
21, 2013 at the Gridley Cemetery with Clark Stoller officiating.
Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. Saturday December 21, 2013 at
Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Minonk.
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