Donald Makee Grigg
|Posted 2023-09-09 by mhenderson|
|Published by Today's News Herald on Sep. 8, 2023-|
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -
Donald (Don) Makee Grigg passed away Sept. 2, 2023, at home, at the age
of 86 in Lake Havasu City with his loving wife Chloris beside him as
Don was born in Maleub, OK. When he was 6 years old, his family moved,
one sister and nine brothers, to California where his one son, John was
born. In 1955, Don joined the U.S. Army, did his basic training in the
south, then shipped to Germany and was honorably discharged 1958. He
later worked for City of Santa Maria, California. He spent nine years
with the police department and volunteered for the fire department for
17 years in Santa Maria. Later, he joined Vanderburg Air Force Base, CA.
He worked 30 years and retired at 60 years old.
In 2002, Don moved to Lake Havasu City. He volunteered at the Elks Club
for Hoop Shoot and delivered Christmas baskets; Don is a lifetime member
as of 2023 (50 years). He's also been a member of the Eagles since 2002.
Don was a beautiful karaoke singer, good bowler and some 300 games and
bowled in competitions (Santa Maria). He was the most loving and gentle
man I have ever known. Don and Chloris were married on Nov. 2, 2009, in
Las Vegas. Our ashes will be together in one urn at Riverside National
Cemetery, in California.
Special thanks go to Hospice of Havasu for their tender love and care
for my husband Donald Grigg for over 1 year especially to, Judy, RN;
Arlene-Nurse Aid; Beth-Social Worker; Tammy-RN; Susie-Support; Frank- W/
High Desert Respiratory; Daryl- Havasu Barber Shop (Dons barber at
home). Thank you all for the best care, Chloris Grigg.
Services were entrusted to the care of Lietz- Fraze Funeral Home. To
send a free card go to www.sendoutcards.com/lietzfraze.
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