Donald B. Havel, age 95, entered into rest on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at the Cloud County Health Center. He was born June 5, 1921 in Cuba, Kansas to Henry and Anna (Valek) Havel.
Don married Dorothy L. Fief on February 13, 1945 in Cuba, Kansas. They were united in marriage for over 71 years.
He worked for Northern Natural Gas Company as a Heavy Equipment Operator for 35 years.
Don always had a love for music and played drums with the Rhythm Aces band for 45 years.
Survivors include his wife Dorothy of the home in Clyde; 6 sons, Lynn (Joni), Gunnison, CO.; Michael (Juanita), LaGrange, IL.; Martin (Joyce), Cheyenne, WY.; Cameron, Salina, KS.; Nicholas (Elaine), Wichita, KS., and John Havel, Sydney, Australia.; 11 Grandchildren & 16 Great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 sister, Leora Pentico.
He has bequeathed his body to Kansas University School of Medicine Willed Body Program.
There will be a private family memorial service held at a later time.
Memorial Contributions may be given to a local charity of your choice c/o Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home, Concordia.
Online condolences may be sent to www.chaputbuoy.com
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