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Donald E. Feist

Donald E. Feist

May 5, 1931 - Feb. 25, 2009

CLARKFIELD -- Donald Elmer Feist, 77, of Clarkfield, died Wednesday at home.

The service will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Clarkfield Lutheran Church.

Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are by Lynner Funeral Home of Clarkfield.

He was born May 5, 1931, in Clarkfield to Elmer J. and Bessie (Grobel) Feist. He graduated from Clarkfield High School and served in the Air Force from 1950 to 1954, reaching the rank of staff sergeant.

He married Darlene Rasmussen on Aug. 27, 1982, in Clarkfield. They lived in Clarkfield. He worked for AMPI for many years in maintenance.

He was a member of the Clarkfield American Legion Post 169.

He is survived by his children: Cyndi Feist of Des Moines, Iowa, Tamara (and Greg) Hinz of Maumelle, Ark., Jacqualine (and Duane) Hegna of Stafford, Va., Terri (and Gary) Wolf of Pequot Lakes, Trudy (and Donnie) Altman of Loves Park, Ill., and Tina (and Steve Jacobs) Woods of Urbandale, Iowa; stepchildren: Cynthia (and Richard) Berg, Diane (and Daniel) Grant, Douglas (and Janine) Rasmussen and Susan (and Daniel) Larson; 10 grandchildren; brother Roger (and Bonnie) Feist; and sisters: Patricia Dotseth, Susan (and John) Christensen and Kathryn (and Jess) Eliason.

He was preceded in death by his wife and three grandchildren.