Marler, Corporal Donald Matthew Lost but not forgotten, age 22, made the ultimate sacrifice on June 6th, 2010 while serving his country as a Marine in the Helmand Province in Afghanistan. Donald was born on August 12th, 1987 in St. Louis, MO to David Marler Sr. and Susan (nee Florian) Marler. He attended Oakville Senior High School, where he graduated in 2006. At Oakville Don played basketball and was active in school athletics. Donald chose to miss high school graduation to enter early into the Marine Corp. He was an avid Marine and served in the Presidential Security detail at Camp David, where he guarded President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama. David requested specifically to enter Marine Corp Unit 3/1, so he could serve his country in Afghanistan. he was deployed in April 2010 and was in Afghanistan until his passing last Sunday. Donald was an enthusiastic athlete and a faithful son, grandson, brother, uncle, cousin and friend. Most importantly Donald was a passionate Marine who placed service to his country far higher that anything else. Donald is survived by his mother Susan Florian Marler, his father David Marler Sr., his sister Jennifer Marler Pupillo (Mike), his brothers David Marler Jr. and LCpl Jacob Marler, his niece Mia Pupillo and his grandparents Vallie and Donald Marler and Edward Florian (USN Ret.). Donald is also survived by his girlfriend Joelle Kearns, who he loved dearly, and many cousins, aunts, uncles and friends. Services: The visitation for Corporal Donald Marler will be held between 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Monday, June 14th at Oakville Senior High School, 5557 Milburn Rd., St. Louis, MO 63129. Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 15th at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 4556 Telegraph Rd., St. Louis, MO 63129. Interment Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery with full Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, Don's family asks that donations be made to Fisher House Foundation, Inc. or Cardinals Care. KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY SERVICE.