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1931 Donald 2020

Donald Cohoon

July 10, 1931 — April 5, 2020

Donald was born on July 10, 1931 in Omaha, Nebraska, the son of Andrew and Margaret (Bartle) Cohoon. He graduated from high school in Omaha and attended college for two years.

Don worked as a milkman for four years. He then had a long career in tool and equipment sales, thirteen of those years with Grainger.

Don moved to Sioux Falls in the early 1980’s. He married Lois Haensel in 1985 at Spencer Park in Sioux Falls. They enjoyed wintering in Arizona. Don was an avid golfer. He like baseball and Vikings football. Don was very musical and sang with the Masonic Lodge Choir. He was also a member of the Shriners.

Don was 88 years old when he passed away at the Good Samaritan Village in Sioux Falls on April 5, 2020.

He is survived by his wife, Lois; six children, Allan (Holly) Cohoon, Dennis (Beverly) Cohoon, Denise (Jim) Link, Nancy Gay, Rita (Steve) Nelson and Larry (Ida) Cohoon; step-children, Jerry (Janel) Haensel, Diann (Kevin) Schoenfelder and John (Kim) Haensel; 17 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren. Don was preceded in death by his parents; step-daughter, Cheryl Haensel; and two siblings, Delbert Cohoon and Virginia Hall.

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