On Nov. 20, Don Mersch turns 80. He plans to celebrate his birthday with his family on the Gulf Coast, visiting Gulf Shores, AL and Biloxi, MS. In lieu of contributions to his bucket list (weekly trips to Las Vegas, owning a NASCAR team and scaling Mount Everest), please send birthday wishes and recollections of shared memories to 1486 Miami Dr. NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402.
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