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1933 - 2011 Obituary Condolences
Donald "Don" Robert Schoon, age 77, of Everson, passed away at his home, Monday, February 21, 2011.

Don was born April 19, 1933 in Germantown, Ohio to Fred and Mary (Willis) Schoon.

He married the love of his life Betty Grace Nelson April of 1967 at Ft. Lewis Chapel, Ft. Lewis, WA.

Don retired from the US Army at the rank of Sergeant Major after 26 and half years of service. After his military career Don worked for the State of Alaska School District in charge of Facility Management.

When he wasn't working Don enjoyed Sport and Commercial fishing, golfing, playing pinochle and spending time with his family and friends. Don was always noted for his great sense of humor.

He is survived by wife Betty Grace Schoon of 43 years, step children Kathryn Dempsey (Jerry) of Milwauke, WI, Bradley Jackson of Bellingham, son Rod Schoon, 2 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

You may share your thoughts and memories of Don on-line at www.sigsfuneralservices.com

A funeral service with Military Honors will be held Monday, February 28, 2011, 1:00 PM in the Chapel of Kern Funeral Home, 1122 South 3rd Street, Mount Vernon, WA, with Pastor Ron Buchinski officiating.

Burial Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Mount Vernon, WA.

Memorials may be to either the Lighthouse Mission Ministries, 910 W. Holly St., Bellingham, WA 98225 or the American Heart Association, 4414 Woodland Park AV N, Seattle, WA 98103.

Arrangements are under the care of Sig's Alternative Funeral & Cremation Service of Bellingham.
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