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Donald Lindly12/26/2020
Donald Eugene Lindly, age 76 of Monroe, passed peacefully in his sleep on Saturday, December 26, 2020.

Memorial services will be held at a later date. Memorials may be directed to the family and condolences may be left for the family at

The son of Charles and Gerta Irene (Dixon) Lindly, Don was born on June 30, 1944 in Knoxville.

He proudly served in the United States Navy from 1961 to 1989, retiring at the top of enlisted pay as a Master Chief Petty Officer (E-9), then worked as a ground keeper for the V.A. Hospital in Knoxville Iowa.

He married Patricia Cart in February of 1966, and to this union, three children were born. Don and Pat divorced in 2002.

Over his life Don enjoyed his family when he could, working on cars, bowling, shooting pool, playing cribbage pinochle and solitaire, watching NASCAR races, walking around Monroe, and spending time with friends in the local taverns.Donale Lindley 2

Those left to honor his memory include his sister Bonnetta Constant, Son Donald E. Lindly II (Tammy) Daughter Diana E. Hughes, and Daughter Doris E. Sloan. Grandchildren: LaTashia (Georgie Girl) Aboud, Ashley Moser, Beth (Aaron) Andrew, Tiffany Lindly, Leslie (Billy) Cox, Evan (Summer) Carter, Danielle Lindly, Donald W. Lindly, and Jennette Resch along with Eleven great-grandchildren and full life of friends and extended family.

Preceding Don in death was: Gerta Lindly, Charles Lindly, Sister Karen Throckmorton, and Sister Doris Crook.