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Donald J. Bailey

Published: Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT

Dixon – Donald J. Bailey, 87, of Dixon, died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.

He was born June 11, 1926, in Charles City, Iowa, the son of Harold and Lucille (Logan) Bailey. He was a member of St. Anne Catholic Church in Dixon. He was a World War II Army veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Josette of Dixon; two daughters, Kathryn (LaVerne) Todd and Linda (Jim) Bonnell, both of Dixon; one son, John M. Bailey of Dixon; and two sisters, Betty Hovey of Charles City, Iowa, and Donna Carter of Quartzsite, Ariz.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Harold Lee Bailey Jr.; and a sister, Darlene Golba.

Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday and a prayer service at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Jones Funeral Home in Dixon. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Anne Catholic Church in Dixon, with the Rev. Antoni Kretowicz, pastor, officiating. Burial, with military graveside honors by the combined veterans organizations, will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Dixon.

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