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Donald Brain

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Donald Brain Obituary
Donald Alvin Brain

August 12, 1932 - March 13, 2014

Donald was born in Ogallala, Nebraska to Charles R. and Nellie Brain. Donald received an honorable discharge in 1954 after serving in the army. He was the manager of Fuller O'Brien paint store in Salem, Oregon and Great Falls, Montana for a number of years before retirement.

Donald married the love of his life Betty Lee Anderson in Lovelock, Nevada on April 14, 1956.

Donald was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Charles E. Brain, and his beloved wife Betty in 2004 after 48 years of marriage, He missed her enormously.

Donald is survived by his daughters Sandy (Mike) McDonnell, Debbie Hardy, Sherry (Tom) Lauer, 8 grandchildren, and his beloved dog Chewy.

Private family services will be held at Howell-Edwards-Doerksen with Rigdon-Ransom directors.



Published in StatesmanJournal on Mar. 19, 2014
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