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Donald E. Dusing

Published: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 11:11 a.m. CDT

Donald E. Dusing, 91, Mt. Morris, died Friday, May 2, 2014 at Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home, Mt. Morris. 

Don was born May 1, 1923 in Grand Detour,  the son of Winfred and Lora (Wells) Dusing. 

He graduated from Polo High School in the Class of 1941. 

Don married Jean L. Dusing on Sept. 26, 1944 in Mt. Morris, and she preceded him in death on March 18, 2011. 

He worked as an estimator in Kable Printing Company for 33 years retiring in 1986. 

Don was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church where he served on the board, member of Mt. Morris Lions Club, and he was a Mason.

Don is survived by his son, Michael (Mary Jo) Dusing, Byron; daughter, Julie (David C.) Sweeney, Lena; eight grandchildren, Kraig Sweeney, Lewistown, Mont., Michelle (Ken) Bechtold, Freeport, Marci Loven, Stillman Valley, Chad (Melissa) Sweeney, Friendship, Wis., Dianna (Seth) Newton, Byron, Danielle (Tchevy) Olson, Stacy, Minn., David (Cortnee) Dusing, Byron, Matthew (Noel) Dusing, Mt. Morris; and 18 great-grandchildren.  

Don was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Jean; brother, Albert; and sisters, Edna Grossnickle and Marjorie Bomberger.

Memorial services will be Saturday, May 10, at 11 a.m. in Trinity Lutheran Church, Mt. Morris, with Rev. Josh Ehrler officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Mt. Morris.

Visitation will be Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 10:00 A.M. till service time in Trinity Lutheran Church.

Arrangements were completed by Finch Funeral Home, Mt. Morris.

Memorials have been established to Trinity Lutheran Church and Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home.

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