Donald Scott Obituary

Donald James Scott
Donald James Scott
Donald James Scott

October 2, 1933 - July 1, 2008
Born in Houston, Missouri
Resided in Granger, IA
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Donald James "Chief" Scott, 74, a life-long resident of Granger, passed away on Tuesday, July 1, 2008 at Mercy Hospital. The family will receive friends July 6 at Iles Funeral Homes-Brandt's Chapel in Dallas Center from 5 to 8 pm. A brief memorial graveside service will be held 9 am Monday, July 7, at Lincoln Cemetery near Granger.

Donald was born on October 2, 1933 in Houston, Missouri to Guy and Opal Scott. The family moved to Granger during his childhood and he graduated from Granger High School. Donald served in the US Air Force from 1953 – 1957, stationed in Europe.
He retired from Firestone in Des Moines after 36 years. In his spare time Donald enjoyed woodworking, construction, and built 8 homes. Throughout his life he enjoyed taking care of his grand dogs.

Donald married Rosalene Palcic on March 22, 1958. They celebrated 50 great years together this spring with many friends in attendance.

Donald is survived by his wife, Rosie; his siblings, Lynn (Darlene) Scott of Granger, Norene Huffman and Gerri Dalton both of Des Moines; three children, Sherri (Kendall) Geneser of Granger, Roger (MaryBeth) Scott of Clive, and Doyle ( Denise) Scott of Granger; and 7 grandchildren, Nick and Alex Geneser, Trey, Lee, and Turner Scott, Lane and Grace Scott.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family for a memorial to be directed later.





Brandt Dallas Center
1301 Ash Street
Dallas Center, IA US 50063
Sunday, July 6, 2008
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Memorial Graveside Service
Lincoln Cemetery
Granger, IA US
Monday, July 7, 2008
9:00 AM


THE FAMILY c/o Iles Funeral Homes-Brandt Dallas Center Chapel
1301 Ash Street
Dallas Center, IA 50063