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Donald A. Chesnut


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Donald A. Chesnut Obituary
DONALD A CHESNUT of Corona, California passed away peacefully on January 13, 2015. He was preceded in death by wife, Maggie Chesnut. He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Roxy Holle Chesnut, step children Mitch & Terri Holle, Kimm & Thomas Jayne, along with 5 children from his first marriage with Maggie: Don, Tom, Bob, Dennis & Missy. Don was born in Eureka, California on May 10, 1927. He attended Humboldt University to achieve his Bachelor's degree. Don served active duty in the United States Navy during WW2. In the early 1980's, he and Maggie owned a very successful shop called Maggie's Attic which was given "The Essence of Idyllwild" award in 1987. They were very active in the community and served on the board of directors for the Idyllwild Chamber of Commerce from 1984 to 1991. Upon the passing of Maggie in 1991, Donald married Roxy Holle in 1995. First residing in Idyllwild, they went on to travel the Western United States; residing in Borrego Springs, CA, Joseph, OR, Wickenburg, AZ and most recently, Corona, CA. He was active in each local communities' choruses. Don touched the hearts of many and will be sorely missed.


Published in Press-Enterprise on Jan. 17, 2015
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