Donald Hastert

Mass of Christian Burial for Donald Lee Hastert, 75, Lawrence will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 7, 2009 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Lawrence.  Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Lawrence.  He died February 2, 2009 at his home.

Donald Lee Hastert was born August 17, 1933 in Garnett Kansas to Tony and Mary Hastert.  He married Marvel Teter August 13, 1958 at Holy Angels Church in Garnett Kansas.  Born to this union 4 children, Marty Hastert – Lecompton Kansas, Mark Hastert – Topeka Kansas, Carmen Hastert – Kansas City Missouri, Karen Coovert – Lawrence Kansas.

He was preceded in death by his parents Tony and Mary Hastert and brother-in-law Tom Thompson.

He is survived by his wife Marvel, 4 children, 9 grand-children and 3 great-grandchildren, 1 sister Darlene Thompson – Garnett Kansas, Dennis Hastert – Greeley Kansas, Vernon Hastert – Ulysses Kansas, Glen Hastert – Garnett Kansas.  He also leaves 11 nieces and 11 nephews.

Don was a hard-working man who never gave up.  He drove a cement truck for LRM Industries for 45 years and finally retired April 25, 2008 at age 75.  He loved to fish, mushroom hunt and watch sports.  He was a loving father, grandfather and a friend to all.

Family will greet friends from 7-8:30 p.m. on Friday, February 6, 2009 at the Warren-McElwain Mortuary. 

Family suggests memorials to Douglas County Visiting Nurses Association and may be sent in care of the mortuary.

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