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Brenda Jane Knobbe

April 25, 1945 until February 4, 2024

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Donald Fred England, Sr, passed away on February 4, 2024. He was born April 25, 1945 in Tonasket, WA, to John Noble and Luscinda (Abbott) England.

He served in the US Navy from 1962-1965, and he was honorably discharged. He lived a full and colorful life as a semi truck driver, dispatcher, and eventually owner of DEI along with D.E.R.T. He loved beer, NASCAR, and dirt track racing.

He fathered 3 children, Debi, Don Jr., and Mark Adams. Along the way, he gained bonus kids, Roxanne, Colleen, Vickie, Trish, Kevin, and Shane. He had many nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. He was a friend and father figure to many.

He married Kathryn Coles in 1993.

He was preceded in death by his parents and all of his 5 siblings, Thomas, John Jr., Robert, Helen, and Frances.

He asked that there be no formal service but instead a Celebration of Life. So, raise a glass of your favorite beverage in his honor.

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