Donald Nafus

Cody, Wyoming

Jul 9, 1923 – Nov 11, 2017 (Age 94)


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Ballard Funeral Home Obituary

Donald was born on July 9, 1923 and passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017. Donald was a resident of Cody, Wyoming at the time of passing. On War's end, he attended the College of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, earning a B.S. degree in Chemistry in 1950. Upon completing high school, he worked in a meat packing firm skinning cattle until 1942 at which time he enlisted in the Army Air Corps. Funeral services will be held at Christ Episcopal Church, Cody Wyoming on Friday, November 17, 2017 at 2:00 pm with burial to follow at Riverside Cemetery, Cody Wyoming. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to a Charity of choice or to the Carrie Gasch Memorial Nursing Schlorship at NW College, Powell Wyoming.

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Dear Family,

My wife Anna and I were fortunate to have met Don a few years back when he was visiting a friend of his at Mooreberg Cottage on the St. John campus. My mother was a resident there as well and our paths crossed several times. We were amazed at Don's physical and intellectual capacities and especially his caring nature. We brought our Mom to Alaska 3 years ago to live with us (Mom passed in April ). Although our physical interactions ended with Don, we stayed in...

May the God of all comfort strengthen the family of Donald Nafus during this time of deep sorrow. Those who pass on God keeps in his memory because they are precious in his eyes. My sincerest condolences. Psalm 116:15