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Donald E. Holderfield

d. August 26, 2017

Donald E. Holderfield 68, died Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Via Christi St. Francis in Wichita, Kansas.  He was born March 18, 1949 in Pitcher, Oklahoma to Jack D. and Lucy (Tabor) Holderfield. 


Donald was a retired veteran of the US Army attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant. He served during the Vietnam War in military supply. In addition to serving in Vietnam he also served in Germany for many years and Panama.


In his retirement he worked with his brother in construction and roofing.  He enjoyed football and was an avid Kansas City Chiefs fan.  Donald was a loving and caring father and friend. He gave freely of his time and talent to make sure those he cared about were taken care of.  He will be greatly missed by those who loved him.


Donald is survived by his sons: Donald “Dee” Holderfield of Whitewater, WI; Jonathan Holderfield of Walton, KS; daughters Angela Watson of Augusta, KS; Amada Forgie of Newton, KS; brothers: David Holderfield of Newton, KS; half brother Jack Holderfield Jr. of Salem OR; sisters: Carole Stidham of Phoenix, AZ and Jackie Burwell of Potwin, KS. He is also survived by 7 grandchildren.


He is preceded in death by his parents and one sister Janis Davis


Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at Petersen Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Gary Bell presiding.  Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Monday evening with the family receiving friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Petersen Funeral Home.  Burial with Military Honors will be in the Walton Cemetery.


Memorials are suggested to Pleasantview Home Inman Activities Dept. in care of Petersen Funeral Home.


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