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Donald was born June 15, 1932, in Prophetstown, IL to Ward and Areta M. (Bane) Scott. He was a graduate of Prophetstown High School. He married Norma M. Olinger in 1979. She died August 20, 2002. Donald was an electrician. He then was a custodian at the Prophetstown High School. Following retirement from the high school he worked at Riverside Cemetery in Prophetstown. He was a member of the Kentucky Long Rifle Club and a lifetime member of the NRA.
Survivors include one step-son, Michael (Beth) Olinger of Prophetstown; a step-grandson, Gabe (Nicole) Olinger; two step great grandchildren, Gavin and Avery Olinger; one brother, Paul Dean Scott of Fort Smith, AR. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Areta; one step-son, Perry Olinger.
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