Donald Wolff

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Donald T. Wolff
August 12, 1921 - April 15, 2015
Donald T. Wolff, 93 of Caldwell, passed away peacefully at home April 15, 2015.
Don was born August 12, 1921 at Crawford, Nebraska to John Forrest Wolff and Eva (Britton) Wolff. Don was a veteran of WWII. He served in the U.S. Army with the Texas 36th Div. in Africa, Italy, France, and Germany. He was a proud T-Patcher and a life member of the V.F.W. Post 11065, Wilder, Idaho. Don found the love of his life, Violet Campbell, and they were married June 15, 1946 at Chadron, Nebraska.
Don loved cars and anything mechanical. He could repair almost anything. He worked as a mechanic for a car dealership at Crawford, Nebraska. The couple moved to Burns, Oregon where he worked for Harney County Road District. They settled in Arena Valley, Idaho in 1954 and lived there for 40 years. He worked for Nyssa Road District for 25 years until he retired. He enjoyed working on the farm after work and on weekends keeping the machinery going with his skill as a mechanic. Don and Violet moved to Caldwell in 1994.
Don and Violet have two children, a daughter, Shannon McGavin and son, Lon (Derna) Wolff, all of Caldwell; 7 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and twin great great-granddaughters. He has one surviving sister, Bernice Raben of South Dakota.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Jonathan 'Jack' Wolff and Bernard Wolff; three sisters, Violet (Bobbie) Welling, Eunice Smith and Doris Homrighausen.
Don was loved by all who knew him and will be greatly missed. He was a member of the Church of Christ.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, April 20th at Roswell Cemetery, Roswell under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell. Condolences may be shared at www.dakanfuneralchapel.com.
The family suggests memorials be sent to the Church of Christ, 4012 S 10th Ave, Caldwell, ID 83605.

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Published in Idaho Press Tribune on Apr. 18, 2015
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