Dean Donadon

Saturday, March 1, 2008

CHESTERFIELD, Mo. -- Dean DeWitt Donadon, 82, of Chesterfield, formerly of Marble Hill, Mo., died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008, at Brooking Park Nursing Home in Chesterfield.

He was born Jan. 31, 1926, in Kansas City, Mo., son of Elmer and Ruth Stella Staul Donadon. He and Leanna G. St. Clair were married July 13, 1948, in St. Louis. She died Sept. 24, 2002.

Donadon worked as a repeater man for Southwestern Bell before his retirement. He was a member of the New Salem Baptist Church in Marble Hill.

Survivors include three daughters, Carolyn Magyarkuti, Peggy Gustafson and Pamela Province, all of St. Louis; five grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; a great-grandchild; four great-stepgrandchildren; and two great-great-stepgrandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a grandson and a sister.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Hutchings Funeral Home in Marble Hill. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at New Salem Baptist Church. A graveside service will take place at 2:30 p.m. Monday at St. Marcus Cemetery. The Rev. Randy Poole will officiate.