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Donald R Winget
Don R. Winget
Donald R Winget

August 16, 1951 - January 13, 2021
Born in Des Moines, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, Iowa
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Don passed away January 13, 2021 at the age of 69 from esophagus cancer.

Don was born on August 16, 1951 to Robert and Helen (Dehner) Winget in Des Moines, graduated from East High in 1969, and married Nancy Van Dusseldorp on August 28, 1971

Don was a maintenance mechanic at Armstrong/Pirelli/Titan Tire for 32 years, retiring in 2002. He coached baseball, softball at Grandview Little League, softball at East Des Moines, and girls and boys basketball at the Salvation Army. Don enjoyed playing fast pitch softball, hunting, fishing, following the Iowa Hawkeyes, Dallas Cowboys, and NY Yankees, and tinkering in the garage - he could fix, make, or build almost anything.

Don is survived by his wife, Nancy; brothers Robert (Diana) Winget and James (Judy) Winget from Arkansas; children Kathleen Winget and Michael (Melissa) Winget; grandsons Bradley Fane, Drew Winget, and Cael Winget; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be held from 9:30-10:30 am Saturday, January 16, at Iles Grandview Park Funeral Home. Private services will be held after the the visitation, followed by a graveside services at the Altoona Cemetery.

Masks and social distancing will be observed. View service on-line at www.IlesCares.com.

A special thank you to Jennifer, Unity Point Hospice, and Taylor House. You are truly angels on earth.

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Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Saturday, January 16, 2021
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Saturday, January 16, 2021
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM