Donald G. Yauslin


Donald G. Yauslin


Donald G. Yauslin, 81, of Cedar Rapids died Friday, Dec. 13, 2013 at his home.

Services with military rites were held Friday, Dec. 20, at the Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories. Rev. Dr. Kay Slocum officiated. Entombment was at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.

Survivors include two daughters, Kim (Louie) Moran of Cedar Rapids and Dawn Sullivan of Indiana; a son, Darin of Alburnett; two sisters Lois and Dorothy; four brothers Johnny, Les, Roger, and Dick; five grandchildren Matt, Kendra, Jade, Katelyn, and Kelsey; four great-grandchildren Jacob, Jenna, Logen, Jenessa and a special friend Donna.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Janet; and a sister, Betty.

Don was born on Aug. 12, 1932, in Clermont the son of Byron and Ruby Hader Yauslin. He married Janet M. Gordon on Sept. 30, 1956, in Nashua. Janet passed away in 1996.

Don worked at Rockwell Collins as a supervisor and retired from there after more than 40 years of service. He was a member of the Marion American Legion Post No. 298 and proudly served in the Army. He enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, golf, travel, and time spent with family, especially with his grandchildren. Don was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend who will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

A memorial fund has been established.

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