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Donald Nugent

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Donald Nugent

Donald Nugent, age 85, died unexpectedly of natural causes at his home on August 6, 2015.

Donald Earl Nugent was born on April 29, 1930 at Madison to Earl and Alice Ruth (Sundberg) Nugent. He married Beverly Stampe at Rutland, SD on August 14, 1955.

He is survived by his wife - Beverly of Madison, two sons - Daniel (Angie Root) and Dale (Lynette) both of Madison. Two daughters - Cynthia Ganschow of Yankton and Catherine (Jay) Martin of Madison. 8 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. One sister - Phyllis (Allen) Hewitt of House Springs, MO.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at Our Savior Lutheran Church with Rev Warren Uecker officiating. Burial with military honors will be in Franklin Cemetery, rural Chester, SD.

He grew up in Franklin township graduating from Franklin High School in 1948. He served in the US Marine Corps during the Korean War. After the service he returned to the area to farm. He also drove school bus for 26 years and was a rural postal carrier for 25 years. He served on the Franklin Township board for 47 years. He called square dances and was a member of the SD Square Dance Callers Association. He was a member of the Franklin Alumni Reunion Committee.

He was also a member of the Chester American Legion for 43 years.

There will be a prayer service on Monday at 7:00 PM at the Weiland Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

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Published in The Argus Leader on Aug. 8, 2015
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