American Veteran 04

Donald Elliott

January 9, 1930 ~ August 24, 2019 (age 89)

Obituary

Donald Elliott, formerly of Mahomet, passed away on Saturday, August 24, 2019, at the Odd Fellow-Rebekah Home, Mattoon, IL.

 Don was born January 9, 1930, to Clifford and Dorothy (Denton) Elliott. He is preceded in death by his parents and companion Marilyn Cramer.

 He is survived by his two daughters; Denise (Joel) McDearmon and Stacey (Steve Warters) Elliott. 

 Don attended Mahomet Schools and lived in Champaign County most of his life. He proudly served his country in the US Army during the Korean War and later in the reserves. He retired from the University of Illinois in 1999 after over 25 years in horticulture. Don loved farming and cars.

 The visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 am on Thursday August 29 at Owens Funeral Home (101 N. Elm St.) in Champaign.  The funeral will immediately follow at 11:00am.  The Rev. Lutz Braunig will officiate.  Interment will be at Mt. Hope Mausoleum in Champaign.  Military burial rites will be accorded by Mahomet American Legion Post #1015.  

 Memorials can be made to The A.W.O.O.F., Animals without Owners Fund or the American Legion.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
August 29, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Owens Funeral Home
101 North Elm Street
Champaign, IL 61820

Funeral Service
Thursday
August 29, 2019

11:00 AM
Owens Funeral Home
101 North Elm Street
Champaign, IL 61820

Interment
Thursday
August 29, 2019

12:23 PM
Mt. Hope Mausoleum, Champaign

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