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Donald N. Tures

May 20, 1932 December 29, 2018
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Donald N. Tures, age 86, of Manhattan, passed away on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at the Illinois Veterans Home in Manteno. He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years Phyllis (nee Chmielewski) Tures, his children; Stephen (Julia) Tures, Joseph (Christine) Tures, Robert (Patricia) Tures, Matthew (Monica) Tures, and Dana (Jeffrey) Brandau, his grandchildren, Shelby, Catherine, Stephen, Nicholas, Lauren, and Madeline, his sister Frances Naal, his brother-in-law Robert Chmielewski and nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents Nicholas and Margaret (nee Allare) Tures, his sister and brother-in-law Geraldine and Richard Gollick, his parents-in-law Joseph and Angela Chmielewski, his brother-in-law Albert Naal Jr. and his sister-in-law Judy Chmielewski. Donald was a Sergeant of the U.S. Army Artillary Division during the Korean Conflict, he was a member of the Peotone American Legion Post 392, Manhattan American Legion Post 935 Honor Guard, and the VFW Post 9545. Don was a graduate of Joliet Catholic High School, Class of 1950 and of Lewis University. He was the owner of Tures Nursery in Peotone for many years from which he retired and he was a member of the Will County Farm Bureau. Donald was a devout member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Manhattan, he attended daily Mass and was a member of the Men’s Club. Don was a husband, father, and grandfather who will be missed. Mass of Christian Burial for Donald will be Friday, January 4, 2019 at 10:30 A.M. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Manhattan with Fr. Jim Lennon officiating. Visitation for Don will also take place at church the same day from 8:30 A.M. until the time of Mass. Interment with full military honors is scheduled immediately after Mass at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Don's name may be made to St. Joseph School, P.O. Box 70, Manhattan, IL 60442 or to the Illinois Veterans Home, 1 Veterans Dr., Manteno, IL 60950 would be most appreciated. Forsythe Gould Funeral Home, 507 S. State St., Manhattan, IL 60442, 815-478-3321, www.forsythegouldfh.com


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Visitation

Friday

4

Jan

8:30 AM 1/4/2019 8:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 1/4/2019 10:30:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church

235 W. North St.
Manhattan, IL 60442

St. Joseph Catholic Church
235 W. North St. Manhattan 60442 IL
United States

Service

Friday

4

Jan

10:30 AM 1/4/2019 10:30:00 AM - 11:30 AM 1/4/2019 11:30:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church

235 W. North St.
Manhattan, IL 60442

St. Joseph Catholic Church
235 W. North St. Manhattan 60442 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Final Resting Place

Elwood, Illinois 60421

Elwood 60421 Illinois
United States
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