Donald D. Wasson, Sr.

Donald D. Wasson, Sr., age 85 of Omaha, Ne.

Passed away peacefully on Monday, August 14, 2023. He was born to Edmund and Anna Wasson on January 30, 1938 in Holcomb, Missouri. He attended school in Risco, Missouri and was the fourth oldest of 10 siblings. Don was a business owner of 43 years and enjoyed the construction trade. He had his private pilots license and took joy in taking his family on vacations. Don enjoyed traveling and scuba diving. He was a longtime member of the Tehama Temple Shriners since 1969. He and his wife, Jan had been married for 62 years and together they enjoyed their retirement home in Tucson, AZ for 13 years before returning back to Omaha in 2021 to be with family. He enjoyed spending his time with the loved ones around him as his greatest joy was his family.

He is survived by wife, Jan; children, Michele Mitchell (Dan) and Deano Wasson (Chris); grandchildren: Ben Wasson (girlfriend, Jen), Bryce Wasson (Ally), Emma Mitchell; great grandchild, Olivia Wasson; siblings, Charles Wasson (Pat) of Lake Wales, Florida, Kay Williamson (Larry) of Swartz Creek, Michigan; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edmund and Anna Wasson; siblings: Ed Gibson, Mina Lou Riddle, Shirley Oliver, Mickey Wasson, June Parker, Bill Wasson and Patty Wasson.

Memorial Service: Friday, August 25th, 11AM at West Center Chapel.

Private Interment: Evergreen

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Shriners Children’s Hospital.

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