Veteran Donald Magnuson enjoyed playing cards

Don Lee Magnuson, 79, died Sunday, June 30th at Aurora Medical Center, Burlington. He was born in Norway, MI, November 26, 1939 son of the late Iver and Elsa (Nee: Lindholm) Magnuson.

On June 3, 1967, in Racine, Don married Vicki L. Youngs. He then went off to serve in the U.S. Army stationed in Vietnam for 1 ½ years. Returning home, Don was employed as a sheet metal worker with Mohr Jones, Martin Peterson Co and Bert Jensen and Sons. He volunteered as a Root River Rat, was a member of the Model A Club and enjoyed playing cards and going to car races. He was a devoted husband and father who will be dearly missed.

Surviving are his wife Vicki, children, John D. Magnuson and Cynthia J. Magnuson; sister-in-law, Carol Youngs; nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 4 brothers and a sister.

Per Don’s wishes, services will be private with interment at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Veteran’s Home in Union Grove have been suggested.

Please send condolences to Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home.