Donald R. Lampi age 78 of Abbotsford, passed away on Friday, August 31, 2018 at the Clark County Rehab and Living Center in Owen.
A funeral service will be at 11:00 am on Friday, September 7, 2018 at Christ Lutheran Church in Abbotsford. Reverend Don Bruce will officiate. Burial will take at the Riverside Cemetery in Withee. Visitation for family and friends will be on Friday from 9:00 am until the time of service at the church.
The Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford is entrusted with the arrangements.
Donald was born on March 25, 1940 in Owen the son of Matt O. and Olive (Jacobi) Lampi. He attended Owen schools and was a 1958 graduate of Owen-Withee High School. His marriage to Karen Kay Lindgren took place on September 26, 1959 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Greenwood. Don was a heavy equipment/operating engineer for a number of years and farmed on the side.
Don liked to mow grass, planting flowers and gardening, growing sunflowers and giant pumpkins. He had a John Deere collection and enjoyed reading anything from farm magazines to newspapers. Don loved feeding birds, chippies, deer and wildlife and enjoyed hunting, fishing, traveling and driving his tractors, truck and heavy equipment. Don was proud of his work for Union Local 150 for 50 years. He especially loved family and friends and enjoyed having everyone around, joking, laughing and smiling.
Don is survived by his loving wife Karen Lampi, children: Matt D. (Jean) Lampi, Donna (Curt) Ford, Bryan S. (Marla) Lampi and Tina Lampi, grandchildren: Kathryn A. Lampi, Donald M. Lampi, Dylan J. Lampi and Ryan T. Lampi. He is further survived by his siblings: Marlene Roberts, Glenn Lampi and Charlotte Miller.
Online condolences can be made to www.maurinaschilling.com