Don Wilkinson, 77, WaKeeney, died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, at his home.

He was born April 4, 1942, in Collierville, Tenn., to Mark S. and Mary Davis (Humphreys) Wilkinson. He attended Mt. Pleasant Elementary and Slayton High School in Mississippi.

He married Karen Seran on Aug. 29, 1964, in Las Vegas. He was a welder for 30 years in Colorado.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years; a daughter, Kim Schmidt, Ellis; a son, Don Jr., Waverly, Iowa; three sisters, Alliene, Sandra, and Flora; and three grandchildren.

Service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, WaKeeney; burial in WaKeeney City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney.

Memorials are suggested to Hospice Services Inc. in care of the funeral home.

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