DONALD K. JEFFERIES

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DONALD K. JEFFERIES, 85, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at Heritage Park. Born Sept. 5, 1932 in Fort Wayne, he was a son of the late Richard and Helen (Huffman) Jefferies. Donald proudly served in the U.S. Army for nearly three years during the Korean War era. A graduate of Central High School, Donald was the Vice President of Production with Marketing Impact for over 25 years, from which he retired in 1998. He was a charter member with Messiah Lutheran Church and a member of American Legion Post 47 for 42 years. He enjoyed bowling, fishing, spending time at the lake, and was a champion washer player. A family man, Donald enjoyed life and treasured time with his family. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, June (Renner) Jefferies of Fort Wayne; children, Lynda (Willie) Thomas of Fort Wayne and Gary (Karin) Jefferies of Harlan; daughter-in-law, Krista Jefferies of Fort Wayne; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and brother, Robert Jefferies of Fort Wayne. He was also preceded in death by his sons, Michael and Larry Jefferies; sister, Sharon Miller; brother, Eugene Jefferies; and sister-in-law, Jackie Jefferies. Funeral Service is 5 p.m. Saturday, June 9, 2018, at Hockemeyer & Miller Funeral Home, 6131 St. Joe Rd., Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior. Inurnment will be at a later date at Greenlawn Memorial Park, Fort Wayne. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the or Heart to Heart Hospice. For online condolences visit www.hockemeyermillerfh.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on June 8, 2018
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