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Donald Leroy Page, Jr.

February 22, 1952 — June 3, 2022

Donald  Leroy Page, Jr. , 70, passed away on Friday, June 3, 2022.

Donald was born on February 22, 1952 in Alton, IL, to Donald and Colene (Hatfield) Page.

Surviving Donald are his children, Kimberly S. Jarnecke of Niles, MI, David M. (Bri Evans) Page of Westville, IN, and Christine M. Taylor of La Porte, IN; 9 grandchildren; mother, Colene (Hatfield) Page of Godfrey, IL; 5 sisters, Terri (Don) Cloninger of Alton, IL, Judy (Rick) Kylmala of Kilgore, TX, Janet (Tim) Christopher of Mercedes, TX, Pat (Greg) Moore of Stewart, FL and Karen (Ed) Stannard of Alton, IL; many nieces and nephews; as well as the mother of his children, Cathy S. Youngberg of La Porte, IN.

He was preceded in death by his father, Donald Leroy Page, Sr.

Donald graduated from Greenville College with a bachelor's degree in biology.  At 24, he established Raymond's Guns and Ammo in Alton, IL.  Within 3 years, Donald had built his business to the point that he needed to expand to a larger building and was joined by his father, who retired from Shell so that he could help his son.  Donald Jr. was a member of Ducks Unlimited and the NRA.  He was the President of Migratory Waterfowl.  Donald was an Eagle Scout, who enjoyed fishing and hunting.  Most importantly, he enjoyed spending time with family, particularly his 9 grandchildren.

Cremation has taken place with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte.  A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held Saturday, June 11, 2022.  For details, please contact the family or go to .

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family c/o Kimberly Jarnecke, 2900 Monroe Street, La Porte, IN 46350.

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