Obituary: Donald Eakins |

Obituary: Donald Eakins

Oct. 29, 1922 – Feb. 4, 2018

Loving father and grandfather, compassionate dentist, avid fisherman and WWII veteran Dr. Donald Eakins passed away in Grand Junction, Colorado, at 95 years old. His wife of 65 years, Edwina “June” (Klippert), passed before him in 2007.

He is survived by sons John (Kristin Hjelle) and Mark (Wanda), and four grandchildren, Loren, Shaula, Ryan and Rachel Eakins.

Comments and more on Don’s life can be found at Service to be held at Grand Junction Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, with reception at First Presbyterian Church to follow.

His family will always remember his humor, generosity and constant love.


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