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Donald E. Thurber Jr.

February 20, 1932 ~ March 23, 2021 (age 89)


It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Donald E. Thurber Junior,

89, of Murrieta, Ca.

He was born to Marion and Donald E. Thurber on February 20, 1932 in Los Angeles, Ca. And passed on to be with our Lord March 23, 2021.

He was a veteran of the Korean War and proudly served in the US Navy aboard the destroyer ship USS Brush

He was a long time resident of lake Elsinore, Ca. and Murrieta, Ca. and was a retired business owner

He was a quiet and kind gentleman holding the highest integrity in business and family life

Donald was the strong patriarch of his family, a good friend to all, a man who would give his shirt for a friend.

He was a good father who always took care of his children and did the best he could to teach and guide them,

a loving grandfather, great grandfather and great-great grandfather.

Donald is survived by Patricia his wife of seventy one years and his two children, Wendy and Rocky, five grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren

This gentle, loving, caring and wonderful man has left a permanent mark etched on our hearts and will be supremely missed.

A memorial service to be held at Riverside National Cemetery

May 20, 2021 at 10:45 AM

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Graveside/Military Honors
May 20, 2021

10:45 AM
Riverside National Cemetery
22495 Van Buren Blvd
Riverside, CA 92518

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