Donald A. Steele

Donald A. Steele, 94, Marion Center, died Thursday February 23, 2017, at his home.

He was born February 4, 1923, in Rayne Township, a son of the late Lester D. and Mary (Hopkins) Steele.

On June 23, 1950, he married Mabel Alberta (Brown) Steele, who survives.

He was a graduate of Marion Center High School, Class of 1940.

Don served in the United States Army Air Force.

He attended Gilgal Presbyterian Church.

Don owned buses that provided transportation for Marion Center School District, worked as a farmer, and retired from PennDot.

He was a past member of the Gilgal Cemetery Association and enjoyed hunting, motorcycle riding, farming, and traveling.

In addition to his wife, surviving relatives include his sister, Marjorie Miksell and husband Tom of Blairsville; two sister-in-law’s, Marge Roland of Home, PA and Marilyn Brown and husband Art of Indiana, PA; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Horace Steel and his wife Evelyn.

Friends will be received from 2 to 3 p.m., Sunday, February 26, 2017, at the Gilgal Presbyterian Church with a funeral service held at 3 p.m., with Pastor Terry Semsick officiating.

Interment will be in Gilgal Cemetery, Marion Center.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Steele’s memory to Gilgal Cemetery Association.

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