Donald D. "Don" Forssberg

Donald D. “Don” Forssberg, 87, Hays, died Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, at his home.

He was born July 15, 1933, in Rooks County to Gus and Mary (Vogel) Forssberg. He was a graduate of Logan High School.

He married Leora L. Maley on April 11. 1954, in Logan, and they celebrated 66 years of marriage. He was a longtime resident of Logan and owned and operated Don’s Construction for 35 years, owned and operated Logan Lumber Company, worked at Farmer’s National Bank of Logan for 11 years, and after moving to Hays was the financial secretary at Hays First United Methodist Church. He was a U.S. Army veteran during the Korean War.

He was a member of Hays First United Methodist Church, charter member of the Logan Lions Club, Logan School Board, First Christian Church of Logan Board, and Dane G. Hansen Museum Board for 25 years. He served on the Logan City Council and was the City Treasurer and Mayor.

He enjoyed woodworking and completing various woodworking projects for his family.

Survivors include his wife, of the home in Hays; three daughters, :Cindy Affolter and husband, David, Morganville, Connie Forssberg, Hays, and Christy Dykens and husband, Jim, Altus, Okla.; a brother, Keith Eugene Forssberg and wife, Pat, Logan; a sister, Janice Lohrmeyer and husband, Gale, Logan; four grandsons, Nathan Affolter and wife, Laurel, Kyle Affolter and wife, Amy, Ryan Affolter and Joshua Dykens; and a great- grandson, Bronson Affolter.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Hays First United Methodist Church, Hays. Military honors by the Hays Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9076 Honor Guard will follow. Inurnment will be at a later date in Pleasant View Cemetery, Logan.

Family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at the church.

Memorials are suggested to Hays First United Methodist Church or First Christian Church, Logan, in care of Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine, Hays. KS 67601.

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Posted online on November 07, 2020