SYCAMORE – Donald J. Finn, 83, of Sycamore, formerly of Oregon, died unexpectedly Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, at Kishwaukee Hospital in DeKalb.
Donald was born Sept. 2, 1934, in St. Louis, the son of John and Clara (Bernard) Finn. He married Betty Lou Myers in East Los Angeles, California, on Aug. 21, 1953. Don retired in 1998 as vice president of Scholle Corp. of Northlake. He was a Boy Scout and also served as a Boy Scout leader, and earned the Order of the Arrow. As a member of Oregon Lions Club, Don received the Melvin Jones Award. He was a member of Oregon United Methodist Church, where he served on the Memorial Committee. For 8 years, Don served on the Ogle County Housing Authority, and at the same time was president of Lost Lake Property Association. Don was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.
Survivors include his wife; son, Jeffrey (Teresa Smith) Finn of Elgin; grandchildren, Justin Finn of Crystal Lake, and Shannon (Christopher Bell) Finn and Nicholas Finn, both of Elgin; and great-grandchildren, Noah and Xander Bell.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Bessie; and brothers, Evan and Raymond.
Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, followed by the memorial service at 2 p.m. at Oregon United Methodist Church, 200 S. Fourth St. Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Memorials may be directed to the church.
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