Donald R. Powers
Donald R. Powers

July 30, 1931 - May 9, 2018
Born in Gary, Indiana
Resided in Northglenn, Colorado

Obituary

Donald R. Powers of Northglenn, Colorado passed away May 9, 2018. He is survived by his children, Sharon (Jim) Varner, Shirley (Greg) Brush, Tom (Ruth) Powers & Sandy (Rob) Greathouse; 9 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren; and brothers, Rich (Elaine) & Ken (Barb) Powers and many nephews and nieces. Preceded in death by his wife, Jean; and sister, Pearl Kaye.
Don graduated from Lew Wallace High School in Gary, Indiana in1950. He joined the US Navy shortly after that and proudly served his country until 1954. In 1952 he married his high school sweetheart, Jean Lankford. They were married 58 years until her passing. After leaving the Navy, he entered his apprenticeship as a sheet metal worker. He retired from Local #9 in Denver.
He enjoyed oil painting, fishing, hunting, fly tying, leather working, traveling by cruise ship or road trips and spending time with his family.

Visitation will be Thursday, May 17, 2018, from 5-8 pm. Funeral Service will be Friday, May 18, 2018, 10 am. Both at Horan & McConaty Family Chapel, 9998 Grant Street, Thornton. Interment to follow at Highland Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made in Donald's honor to:
American Heart Association
1777 South Harrison Street, Suite 500
Denver, CO 80210
www.heart.org


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Services

Visitation
Horan & McConaty - Grant
9998 Grant St.
Thornton, CO US 80229
Thursday, May 17, 2018
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Funeral Service
Horan & McConaty - Grant
9998 Grant St.
Thornton, CO US 80229
Friday, May 18, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Interment
Highland Cemetery
10201 Grant Street
Thornton, CO US 80229
Friday, May 18, 2018
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Charities

American Heart Association
1777 South Harrison Street, Suite 500
Denver, CO US 80210