Donald Gordon Atkins, 81, peacefully went home to be with the Lord on January 21, 2014.
He is preceded in death by his parents Neil and Pearl and brother Doug.
He is survived by Lilah, his devoted wife of 58 years; his children, Bruce (Barb), Judy (Steve) Seviola, Jerry (Ruth), Bill (April), Tom (JoRae), Tim (Tammy), Jolene (Troy) Shook, and Michael (Laura); his sister, Carol (Ed) Egan; brother, Richard (Karen) and sisters-in-law Marlene Atkins and Rach Haase; 26 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Celebration of Life will be held for Don on February 15, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Constance Free Church, 16150 Crosstown Blvd. NW, Andover, Minn.