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Donald M. Eilertson

1931 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
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Donald M. Eilertson

Donald M. Eilertson, 85, passed away Dec. 16, 2016, at the VA Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.

A memorial service will be held in Garland, TX, with interment in Pipestone, MN.

Don was born July 22, 1931, to Albert and Anna Eilertson in Madison, SD. He was the oldest of four children. He worked as a welder in Sioux Falls before starting his own business, Don's Tree Service. Don and his wife, Marilyn, moved to Texas in 1984, where he opened his second business, Don's Stump Removal. In 1987 he received a US Patent for inventing a self propelled stump grinder.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and a great friend to many. He will be greatly missed.

Survivors: wife, Marilyn; children, Donald L. Eilertson, Denise Shaw, Douglas (Kathleen) Eilertson, Dan (Wendy) Flood, Kevin (Laura) Flood, Rob (Tara) Flood, Kim (Joe) Motely; 12 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren; brothers, Eldon (Beverly) Eilertson, Verlyn (Joy) Eilertson, sister, Jean Kock.
Published in The Argus Leader on Dec. 22, 2016
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