AALTONEN, Donald Edward

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Peacefully passed away at Geraldton District Hospital / John Owens Evans Residence in Geraldton, Ontario on Saturday, August 11, 2018.

Loving husband of 59 years to Ann Aaltonen.

Cherished father of David (Jennifer), Brian (Janette), Chris (Kimberley) and Jason (Joanna).  Proud Poppa of Dawn, Erik (Stephanie), Jacob, Seija, Aidan, Aaron, Brayden, Shakira, Serenity and Storm.

Special Poppa Don to Ellie.

Brother of Bob (Gail) and brother-in-law and surrogate dad to Lynne Corvetti (Patrick).

Uncle Don to Todd, Kevin, Alisa and Beth.

Retired Captain of the 49th Field Artillery Regiment and also retired from Algoma Steel after 38 years of service.

Friends may visit at the Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington St. East 705-759-2522) on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Funeral service in the chapel on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.  Rev. Phil Miller officiating.

There are no words to express the excellent care, compassion and love which was bestowed upon Don while in residence.

Memorial contributions to the Geraldton District Hospital Acute Care (500 Hogarth Ave. W. Geraldton, Ont. P0T 1M0) or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

Messages of condolence may be offered at www.arthurfuneralhome.com