Donald L. Saunders

Published: Monday, June 24, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT

POLO – Donald L. Saunders, 80, of Sterling, died Saturday, June 22, 2013, at Polo Rehabilitation and Health Care.

Donald was born Aug. 29, 1932, in Dixon, the son of Alfred and Carrie Saunders. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Donald married Mary L. Zinke on Dec. 31, 1952 in Sterling. He was employed as a union electrician at the former M&M Electric in Rock Falls for 20 years.

Survivors include his wife Mary of Sterling; one daughter, Deb (Tom) Welton of Rock Falls; one son, Greg (Diane) Saunders of Polo; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers; and three sisters.

Cremation rites will be accorded. At his request, there will be no services.

McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls is handling arrangements.

Send online condolences to www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com.

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