Sun Lakes United Methodist Chr
9248 E Riggs Rd
Sun Lakes, AZ 85248
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Donald Minor

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Donald Minor

86 of Sun Lakes, passed away on August 22, 2017. Don was born on January 28, 1931, in Sioux falls, SD, to Glen and Blanche Minor. He was a U.S. Army veteran, a graduate of Sioux Falls Washington High, Morningside College of Sioux City, IA, and received his MS in Physical Education from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. After moving to AZ in 1959, Don served the community of Chandler, AZ, for most of his entire career as a Phys Ed teacher and coach in the Chandler Unified School District and was inducted into the Chandler Sports Hall of Fame. Don is survived by sweetheart and wife of 65 years, Arlene, children Gary (Lori), Sheree, David (Sandy), grandchildren Emily (Hayden), Brad, Carrie (KC), Jaime (Greg), Iris (Matt), Glen (Julie), Anna (Austin), and Mattea (Grant) and great-grandchildren Holden, Hank, Lucy, Will, Howie, Marlo, Elijah and Joey, and brother Roger Minor. A Memorial Celebration will be held at 11am on Saturday, September 9, 2017, at Sun Lakes United Methodist Church, 9248 E Riggs Rd, 85248. In honor of Don's life, gifts may be directed to (; Muhammed Ali Parkinson's Center (, or to several benevolence projects of the United Methodist Church (
Published in The Argus Leader on Sept. 2, 2017
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