Donald E. Figg - 90
10/17/1927 - 3/30/2018
Donald E. Figg, age 90 of Clinton, IA, formerly of Keithsburg, IL, passed away on Friday, March 30, 2018 at Mercy Living South in Clinton. In following Donald’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. A graveside service will be held at a later date at the Rock Island National Cemetery. The Pape Funeral Home, Clinton is assisting the family. Donald was born in New Boston, IL on October 17, 1927, the son of Floyd and Ruth (Garrett) Figg. He graduated from New Boston High School. He served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Donald married Thelma Breiner on March 27, 1955 in Blandinsville, IL. Thelma passed away on March 13, 2015. He farmed with his brother in law for several years before becoming a Postmaster in Keithsburg for many years. He was a member of the American Legion and had been a Boy Scout leader. Donald is survived by four children; Ron (Cheri) Figg of Clinton, IA, Peggy (Chuck) Pople of Kirkland, WA, Tom (Shari) Figg of Waukesha, WI and Kevin Figg of Keithsburg; 9 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; 4 brothers, Arlie, Bob, Roger and Chuck and 4 sisters, Reva, Della, Marcella and Gaynor.
In following Donald’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. A graveside service will be held at a later date at the Rock Island National Cemetery.