Donald "DW" Allen West

10/24/1932 - 12/6/2013

Donald, best known as "DW", was born in Iowa to Letha and Harley West. He graduated from Mt. Diablo High School class of 1951. He served in Marine Corps., as a Corpal. He lived in Colfax most of his life. He retired as a Welder after 50 years.
He loved wood cutting, story telling, metal detecting, and panning for gold. He was an avid cribbage player.
He is survived by daughters: Diane West, Lesha West, Jamie West; a son, Joshua West; brother, Harlan and his wife, Irene West. Also survived by seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, Harley and Letha West and sister, Betty Lee Worrell.
Memorial Service will be announced at a later date.

Published in Auburn Journal from Dec. 11, 2013 to Jan. 7, 2014