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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

Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on June 8, 2018
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