Donald J. Tomlinson, 87, passed quietly in his sleep at Taylor House in Des Moines. A memorial service will be held at 1PM, January 14, 2017 at Cutty’s Campground Clubhouse: 2500 SE 37th St, Grimes.
Donald worked as a mechanic his whole life. In his free time, he was an avid fisherman and loved to travel- especially as a ‘winter Texan.’
Donald is survived by his children, Dan Tomlinson, David (Gail) Tomlinson, Diane (Ed) Love, Debbie Tomlinson; a daughter-in-law, Cleo Tomlinson; his loving companion, Arlene Cook; 11 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren; and extended family, Deb and Carl Cunningham.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Donna; son, Dusty; and infant sons and daughter.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to Taylor House Hospice.