Donnie M. Weets, 64, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2018, at his home in Maquoketa, Iowa.
A celebration of Donnie's life will be held at 11 A.M., Friday, January 12, 2018, from the Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa, Iowa. There is no visitation. Cremation rites have been accorded and a private burial will be held at the Hickory Grove Cemetery, rural Monmouth, Iowa, at a later date.
Donnie Max Weets was born on June 10, 1953 in Jackson County, Iowa, to Max and Veda (Edwards) Weets. He was a graduate of Maquoketa High School and then served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Upon receiving an honorable discharge, he began working at John Deere in Davenport. He worked there for over 30 years, retiring in 2017.
Donnie married Barbara Sturgeon on June 10, 1991 in Maquoketa, Iowa.
Donnie was a member of the Andrew AMVETS Post #62. He liked a good meal and enjoyed talking on his ham radio.
Those left to honor Donnie's memory include his wife Barbara Weets of Maquoketa, IA; and sisters, Connie March of MN, and Amy DeLarm of IA. He was preceded in death by his parents.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a Donnie Max Weets memorial fund has been established.
Online condolences may be left at www.CarsonAndSon.com.
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Connie, I'm so sorry for the loss of your brother. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. Susie Zirkelbach Gregan
Amy and family: I didn't realize you had a brother. I of course worked with you and I believe I told you my Mom and your Mom shared an apartment when they first went out on their own. You have my deepest sympathy for your loss. May God hold you in his hands through this difficult time.
Thinking of you Barb. I remember Donnie, and you, and how you loved those beagles! I'm so happy I got to know him, he loved life. He had a wonderful smile and laugh. Sending you my sympathy.
I remember Donnie from our high school days, he was a really nice guy, and a nice classmate. He always had a kind word and a smile. My deepest condolences to his family.
Barb so sorry to hear about the loss of Donnie. My prayers are with you. Janet Andrews
Barb, So sorry to hear this sad news. God Bless We will be in Chicago with my Grand-daughter on Friday or I would be at the service to see you.
Hugs - Sandy Brooks Gonzalez
I knew Donnie for 30 years at John Deere. He was a kind and gentle guy that always had a story to make you laugh. He will be remembered and missed.
I remember the day Donnie started at John Deere I broke him in on his first job there, He will be missed . My sincere condolences to his family.
My sincere condolences on Donnie's passing. I worked with Donnie for 30 years and he brightened every day that we ran into each other. I will miss him and my prayers to all of the family. Roger Nelson
Sorry for your loss.
I remember going with my Dad to their house when I was young. Also remembering when Donnie got sick with a feve. He was a very kind man🌹
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