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Donald P. Josselyn

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Donald P. Josselyn, 88, passed away on Dec. 4, 2014.

Born in Minnesota, he moved his family to Alamogordo, sight unseen, in 1958 to work with the telephone company. After 36 years of service, he retired to drive cars for Desert Sun.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Eileen, and two of his sons, Michael and David.

He leaves behind his special friend, Corine Weehunt, of Tularosa; his children, Penny Hardison (Chuck), of La Luz, Lela Singleton (Earl), of South Carolina, Larry Josselyn (Kathy), of Alamogordo, and Jimmy Josselyn (Danelle), of Alamorosa; brother Kenny Josselyn (Leona), of Alamogordo, and sisters, Beverly Maruska, Edna Perich and Polly Hibke in Minnesota. He had a special place in his heart for his daughters-in-law, Mary Josselyn, of Artesia, and Katie Josselyn, of Alamogordo. He has 13 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews who will miss him dearly.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at Hamilton O'Dell Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations be given to the American Legion Veterans or the .

The Josselyn family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the arrangements. Cremation will take place at PCS.
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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Dec. 11, 2014 to Jan. 10, 2015
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