Donald Eugene Durr

Donald Eugene Durr, 67, Palco, died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2020, from heart failure at his home.

He was born Aug. 6, 1953, in in Monte Vista, Colo., to Robert S. and Thelma K. (Francis) Durr. He was a 1972 graduate of Dodge City High School.

He married Lucy B. Trabert on May 26, 1972, in Dodge City. He later married Tanya E. Choate on Nov. 3, 1979. in Arapahoe, Colo. He later married Jane E. Coleman on Dec. 11, 1987. After moving to Palco, he worked in maintenance for Schult Home in Plainville and Hess Services, Hays.

Survivors include a son, Jerry Lee Durr; a daughter, Michelle Kathleen; a stepdaughter, Kristina K. Choate; three stepsons, Jackie R. Coleman, Jerry L. Coleman, and Joshua L. Coleman; a stepdaughter, Kristina K. Choate; three brothers, Ross R., Robert L. and Delmer L. Durr; three sisters, Roberta J. Herring, Twila R. Payne, and Naomi L. Durr; and 12 grandchildren.

Cremation was chosen. No services are planned at this time.

Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney, is in charge of arrangements.

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Posted online on November 05, 2020