Donaldson, Alexander L. Age 89 of Pequot Lakes, MN, passed away October 5, 2013 after a lengthy illness. Alec was born in Minneapolis, MN on September 19, 1924. He served in the US Army during WWII in North Africa and Italy. Following the war he received a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Minnesota and worked for 3M for over 30 years. Upon his retirement he and his wife of 66 years, Donna Reiner Donaldson, moved to Pequot Lakes, MN. There, he was active in building the Crosslake Log Church, snow mobile clubs and Crosslake and Breezy Point building committees. He will be greatly missed. Alec was preceded in death by his parents, Ruth and Alexander H. Donaldson and his sisters, Eleanor Cowles and Elizabeth (Paul) Liechty. He is survived by his wife, Donna; children, Barb (Rocky) Chapin and Alex (Eleta) Donaldson; grandchildren, Eric (Ellie Lewis) Chapin, Laura Chapin and A.J. Donaldson; great- granddaughter, Caroline Chapin. There will be a memorial service on Thursday, October 10, 2013 at Crosslake Evangelical Free Church, 37218 County Rd. 66, Crosslake, MN at 11 AM with a lunch to follow. Memorials may be made to the Crosslake Evangelical Free Church.
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Published in Star Tribune on Oct. 8, 2013