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Donald H. Petry


Donald passed away peacefully on Friday, March 17th, 2023 at his home in Sun City West, AZ at the age of 92. Don was born to Arthur & Ella Petry on October 4th, 1930 in St. Paul, MN.
On April 11th, 1959 he married the love of his life, Marjorie Allison and raised 3 children.
Don was a member of Memorial Lutheran Church in Afton, MN and Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Sun City West, AZ. He attended the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. Don spent his working years in trucking related businesses and owned Petry Sales Company & Elston Manufacturing, Inc. of Sioux Falls, SD.
He was a member of the Freemasons and a Shriner for many years. He played trumpet in the Minneapolis Zuhrah Shrine Drum & Bugle Corp.
Don was known for his smile, fun-loving personality and loved to spend time with friends and family. He spent his summers in Minnesota at his homes in Afton and lake home in Finlayson.
He was preceded in death by his father, Arthur, and his mother, Ella and brother, Herbert. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Marjorie and children, Eric, Suzanne Boyd (Curtis), Cynthia, grandson Ethan, brother Raymond (Patricia) and many nieces and nephews.
Celebration of Life will be held later this summer at his lake home in Finlayson, MN.