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Official Obituary of

Donald "Don" Colvin

January 8, 1938 ~ March 17, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old
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Donald "Don" Colvin Obituary

LA FAYETTE – Donald L. “Don” Colvin, 86, of La Fayette, died at 8:39 p.m., Sunday, March 17, 2024 at his home.

He was born January 8, 1938 in Ottumwa, IA, the son of Lloyd and Marie (Mercer) Colvin. He married Laura L. Nygren on August 22, 1964 in Ottumwa, IA. Survivors include his wife of La Fayette, his three sons; Casey (Sheri) Colvin of Blue Grass, IA, Jeff (Carrie) Colvin of South Beloit, IL and Chris Colvin of Princeville, IL and several grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Kelly.

Don served his country in the U.S. Army from 1958-61. He had worked as a salesman for various steel companies. He was a member of the La Fayette United Methodist Church and a member of the Masonic Lodge, Elks Lodge, the Disabled American Veterans and the American Legion in Kewanee.

Cremation will be accorded and graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 23 at La Fayette Cemetery with Rev. Glenn Corbly officiating. Military rites will be accorded by the Galva Fusiliers. A luncheon and time of fellowship will follow at 11:30 a.m. at the La Fayette United Methodist Church. Memorials may be directed to the La Fayette United Methodist Church. Rux Funeral Home in Galva is in charge of arrangements.



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Graveside Service
March 23, 2024

11:00 AM
LaFayette Cemetery
Rt. 17
LaFayette, IL 61449


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