WASHINGTON - Donald E. Sunderlin of Washington, Ill., passed away on Monday, July 1, 2013.
He was born in Peoria, Ill., on March 28, 1928.
He is survived by his wife, Jeanne; his son, Dean A. (Samantha) of Minnesota; his daughter, Mary E. (Herb) Daggers of Colorado; his grandson, Thomas Daggers, also of Colorado; and his sister, Muriel Cation of Peoria, Ill.
Don was a graduate of the University of Illinois and a Korean War veteran.
He worked for Caterpillar Tractor Co., in the Research Department for 35 years, retiring in 1986.
There will be no service or visitation. Respects may be made at your convenience at the family home in Washington. Cremation rites will be accorded. Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in Washington is assisting the family with arrangements.
If desired, donations in Don's name may be made to Five Points Washington; the Washington District Library; or the Heartland Symphony.
Donald's memorial website is available at www.-deitersfuneralhome.com where condolences may also be sent to the family.