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From the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram



Donald R. Felton



Donald “Donnie” R. Felton, 77 of New Auburn passed away on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at his home.

Donald was born on October 22, 1940 to Edward and Norma (Gunderson) Felton in Wisconsin.

He was Born and raised in Cleghorn. Donald graduated from Memorial High School. Joined and proudly served in the U.S. Army. While married, starting a family and raising three boys Don owned and operated a farm and was employed by Gould-Imperial Clevite then built a home and moved his family to the town of Seymour where he enjoyed watching and coaching his sons baseball teams and spending time fishing at the cabin on Potato Lake which eventually became his permanent residents for many years until moving to a home in the country outside of New Auburn.

Don loved to spoil his grand kids, spending time with friends and family. He was also an avid Packer fan. He would spend time scouting out future draft picks for the next season.

Don will be truly missed and we are all blessed to have had him in our lives.

Donald is survived by his sons, Brad (Ann) Felton of Rock Falls, Kevin Felton of New Auburn, and Robert Felton of Eau Claire; grandchildren, Brenden and Courtney Felton; and siblings, Roger (Marion) Felton, Gail (Hazel Berger) Felton, Marlys Berg, Edward Felton Jr., and Hazel (Gary) Rud.

Donald was preceded in death by his parents; son, Travis Felton; granddaughter, Shania Felton; great-granddaughter, Taylor Thompson; and brother, Lauren Felton.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 12:00 pm at Smith Funeral Chapel with Rev. Robert Hoekstra officiating. Visitation will begin at 10:00 am up to the time of service at the funeral home on Tuesday. Burial will follow the service at Rest Haven Cemetery. Friends and family may leave online condolences at www.smithfuneralec.com.