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Donald Pell

January 9, 1936 ~ August 18, 2019 (age 83)

Donald  Pell, age 83, resident of Hayden, Idaho, died August 18, 2019 at the North Idaho Hospice Schneidmiller House in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.   Don was born January 9, 1936 in Lincoln, Nebraska to Raymond and Ruby (Fristo) Pell.   He moved with his family in about 1940 from Nebraska to Chewelah, Washington.  Don graduated High School there.   After graduation, he worked in the woods logging and operating heavy equipment.  In December 7 of 1956 Don married Patti Colbert. He later moved to Trentwood, Washington, where he lived for several years working for Krager Construction Company specializing in water and sewer projects.    He then went to work for Center Line Construction Company of Rathdrum, Idaho.

The Pell family raised black Angus for many years .   

Don enjoyed hunting, fishing, ATVing, and hanging out at their property  on the Pend Oreille River near Ione, Washington. 

Don is survived by his wife; Patti in Hayden, Idaho, sons and daughter in laws;  Ron and Connie in Athol, Idaho and Tim and Tracy in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho,  6 Grandchildren,  5 Great Grandchildren,  Sister; Marjorie Harlow in Great Falls, Montana, Brother; David in Tonasket, Washington.

Don’s family wants to express a special thanks to Hospice of North Idaho and the Staff at the Schneidmiller House.   They ask that memorial contributions be made the Hospice of North Idaho, 2290 W. Prairie Ave, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 83815.

At Don’s request, there will not be any services. 

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