Donald E. Fiester
Birth date: December 18, 1935
Death date: October 18, 2013
Donald E. Fiester, age 77 of Coon Rapids died peacefully on Friday, October 18, 2013 at his residence with his wife and children at his side.
Donald was born on December 18, 1935 in Sumner, Iowa to parents Harold and Leona (Covel) Fiester. He attended school in Michigan before joining the Army in 1953 at the age 17. He served his country from January 8, 1953 to April 5, 1956. He met and married Ruby Roderick on October 19, 1961 in International Falls. Donald worked as a mechanic for Garwood Twin Cities and later owned Rapid Way Disposal in Coon Rapids. He was a member of the VFW and Cooties. He loved woodworking, cars, his family and church.
Donald is survived by his wife, Ruby; children Don (Penny) of McGregor; Connie (friend Mike) of Anoka, Nick (Amy) of Big Lake and Rick (Mindy) of Circle Pines; brother, George (Bonnie) Kostin of Bemidji; his 16 grandchildren, Donny, Tina, Aime, Jeremy, Jason, Janice, Seth, Sabrina, Kyle, Anthony, Aleasha, Andrew, Autumn, Abby, Aiden, Avery and his 13 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Leona, two sisters, Jean Frisch and Esther Husar and brother, Duane Fiester.
Memorials maybe directed to the Salvation Army or the Disabled American Veterans.
10:00 a.m. until time of service at church on Saturday.
Funeral service 12 p.m. Saturday, October 26, 2013 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (2742 Yellowstone Blvd) in Anoka.
1 p.m. Sunday, October 27, 2013 at Round Lake Cemetery in McGregor.