Beloved husband and dad, Donald H. Newman, 81, of Stillwater, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Aug. 26, 2012. He was born on June 8, 1931.
Donald was preceded in death by his parents, Alvin and Clara Newman, and sister, Dorethy. He is survived by his lovely wife of 60 years, Catherine Newman; sons, David, James (Susan), and John; siblings Darlene Harris, Dean (Linda), Diane (Darrell) Moe, Danny (Nancy), and Donna (David) Redman; grandchildren, Lisa, William, Mary Jo, Tina, Donald, Sarah and Serenity; great-grandchildren Danny, Lexi, Tyler and Taylor, and many other nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Donald worked for Standard Conveyor for 30 years, then moved on to Gerbitz Woodshop from which he retired. He enjoyed fishing and hunting every chance he had. He had a great sense of humor and was a pleasure to be around. You never knew what would come out of his mouth. He was loved by many and will be missed dearly.
A gathering in his memory is 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, with an 11 a.m. funeral service Thursday, Aug. 30, with visitation one hour prior at Bradshaw Celebration Of Life Center, 2800 Curve Crest Boulevard on the northwest corner of Minnesota Highway 36 and County Road 5 in Stillwater. Interment is at at St. Michael’s Cemetery.