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Donald L. McClish, 78, of Alexandria, died Sunday, March 5, 2017, at his residence after an extended illness while surrounded by his family.
Donald was born in Alexandria on Dec. 6, 1938, and was the son of Fred N. and Opal P. (McCune) McClish. On Jan. 27, 1965, he married Mary (Legg) McClish who preceded him in death on Oct. 1, 2005.
Donald was retired from the Fibrex Corp., formerly of Alexandria. He was a member of the Alexandria Eagles Lodge.
He is survived by his children, Robert (Vickie Carter) McClish, Donald (Christina) McClish, Laura (Quiller) Kelly and Tammy (Wayne Couch) McClish; two grandchildren whom Donald and Mary raised, Micheal McClish and Heather Allen; and a sister, Faye (Bud) Beemer. Also surviving are eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Donald was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mary; a son, Curtis McClish; brothers, Fred McClish and Bobby McClish; and a sister, Mary Cook.
A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at IOOF Cemetery, Alexandria, with Bud Whetsel officiating. Burial will follow. Friends may call at Whetsel Funeral Service o from 1 to 2:45 p.m. Wednesday prior to the service.
For additional obituary information
and online condolences, visit www.whetselfuneralservice.com.
Published on March 6, 2017
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