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Donald A. Dill


Donald A. Dill, born Oct. 21, 1930, died peacefully Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, at the age of 88.
A graveside service with military honors will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at the Garrison Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to Don's farm following services for a time of food and fellowship.
Van Steenhuyse-Russell Funeral Home, Vinton, has been assisting the family.
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