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“Debbie im sorry to hear of your fathers passing.Your in my prayers. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: cindy (tindle) okins - olathe, KS

“Craig & Debra - Our sympathy in the loss of your father ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Dale & Joy McAlexander

“So very sorry Craig and Deb. Especially the BB games and all the sports. I remember lots of things including the gas station which is now Medicom. ...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Birdie Sandeman - Creston, IA

“Dear Debbie, Craig and Betty,so sorry to hear of Don's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Steve and Leslie (Hudson...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Leslie Luther - Creston, IA

“Dear Deb, Craig and Betty, We were so sorry to hear of your Dad's death. Don was more like a brother to me and our hearts go out to you with our...Read More »
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Donald Ray Oxenreider, 84, passed away November 12, 2012 at Riverside Manor in Ames. Funeral services will be 12:00 p.m. Thursday, November 15th at New Life Church, 6036 NE 12th Ave, Pleasant Hill, Iowa. There will be a visitation one hour prior the service. Burial will be at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Van Meter.

Donald Oxenreider was born June 3, 1928 in Des Moines, Iowa. He graduated from East High School in 1946. He joined the United States Army where he spent most of his time in Japan. Donald graduated from William Penn College and taught and coached in New London, Granger, and Ankeny. He worked for Phillips Petroleum and moved to Creston to run the gas business. He later worked for the Omaha World Herald. Donald was a member of Za-Ga-Zig Shrine and was an avid golfer.

He is survived by his son Craig of Aurora, Colorado; his daughter Debra (Mark) of Ames; two grandchildren Jenna and Connor; and sister Mary Lou (Don) Paul of Inglewood, Colorado.

Memorial contributions may be made to the East High School Alumni Foundation Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 3070 Des Moines, Iowa 50316

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