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Passed away peacefully with his family by his side, on September 22, 2015. Donald was born on August 9, 1939 in Albion, NY. He loved Elvis, hunting, four-wheeling, enjoyed being outdoors, and spending time with his family. He retired from GM Motors after working there for over 30 years. He is predeceased by his son Donald E. Jenks Jr and eleven siblings. He is survived by his daughter Sherry (Mike) Herzog, and son Stanley (Pamela) Jenks. Beloved grandfather to Crystal (Dan) Muster, Amiee Chmylak, Rayne Dennis, Cheyeanne Jenks, Evan Horn, Kyle , Nathan, Dylan, Kayla, Caitlyn Jenks, Maxwell, Alina, Sydney, Madeline, and Colden Herzog. Cherished great-grandpa to Mason and Kailey Muster. Also survived by sisters Janice Passarell and Shirley Wilkens, and brothers Oliver and John Jenks. The family will be present at the MERRILL-GRINNELL FUNERAL HOME (HOLLEY CHAPEL) 39 Geddes St., Holley NY on Thursday to receive friends at 5:00 PM where a funeral service will be held at 6:00 PM. Interment will be held Friday at 11:00 AM at Hillside Cemetery, Holley, NY, friends invited please assemble at the cemetery. Donations in Donald's name may be made to Orleans County Hospice or Livingston County Hospice .