Rev. Greg Way
“You Are My Sunshine”
Donald Gene Giedd was born on Saturday, April 6, 1935 in Avon, South Dakota to Rudolph and Dorothy (Cecak) Giedd. He attended school through the 10th grade in Avon. After school, Don worked at a gas station in Avon, then joined the Air Force and was stationed at San Antonio, Texas for a year. He then moved to Illinois and worked as a hotel clerk for several years. He later moved to Wisconsin and worked as a security guard for 13 years, retiring in 1982. Don enjoyed traveling throughout the United States. He was an avid NASCAR fan and enjoyed going to stock car races. Donald passed away at the Good Samaritan Society of Tripp on Monday, June 25, 2012 at the age of 77 years, 2 months, and 19 days.
Donald is survived by his brother, Darrell Giedd and wife Adeline of Beloit, Wisconsin; a nephew, Terry Giedd and wife Pam, great-niece Taylor Giedd and great-nephew Jordan Giedd, all of Roscoe, Illinois; and several cousins.
Donald was preceded in death by his parents, Rudolph and Dorothy Giedd, and a nephew, Darrell Giedd, Jr.