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Donald Everett Doten

WALNUT CREEK, California

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As a neighbor and friend of the family, going back to the 1940,s we wish deepest condolences to Pat and the family. Bruce and Janice Smith

Sorry for your lost. I didn't know your loved one personally but the name Do ten is a very familiar name. I remember as a child going with my Dad to the showroom on E.14th street to buy a Bonneville. My Dad loved that car.

I to started with Don Doten in 1972 and then went to work for his brother Jim in 1975, without a doubt the best Owner I ever worked for.Myers"Binky"Howard.

I started in the car business in 1973 and was fortunate it was with Doten Pontiac and Don Doten. A couple of years later I transferred to Jim Doten's but still with the Doten family. I didn't realize until years later how lucky I was to begin with Don's dealership in Oakland. After all of these years I still feel like part of the family. I'll never forget seeing Don walking along with that bounce in his step, smile on his face and funny one liners. He was quite a guy who accomplished so much...

So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to your family.

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.

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Donald Everett DotenMar. 6, 1925 - Apr. 19, 2014Resident of Walnut CreekDonald Doten passed away peacefully at home with his family at his side. Don was born in Parshall, North Dakota to Harry True Doten and Marion Wands Doten. In 1935, his family moved to California, and opened Doten Pontiac....

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