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Donald B. Mackey

Monday, June 21, 2004

April 5, 1933-June 18, 2004

Donald Bruce Mackey, 71, died Friday (June 18, 2004) at his home.

He was born April 5, 1933, to Bruce and Ruth L. (Cotton) Mackey in Bird City, Kan. He graduate from McCook High School in 1952.

On April 23, 1953, he entered the Army and served in Japan during the Korean Conflict. He was honorably discharged April 13, 1955. He continued to serve in the Army Reserves for another eight years.

He was employed with the rubber hose plant until he retired.

He was a member of the Veteran's of Foreign Wars and McCook Eagles.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Harold Mackey.

Survivors include his brother, Michael Foley and wife, Marie of McCook; sisters, Velda Nadine Guirrere of Costa Mesa, Calif., Katherine and husband, Kenneth Peter of Simi Valley, Calif., and Karen and husband, Ron Schaffer of Mack, Colo.; and special companion, Lorine Bauguess.

Graveside services are Wednesday, 1:30 p.m., at Memorial Park Cemetery in McCook. Inurnment will be in the same cemetery.

Friends may sign the book at the funeral home or go online at www.carpenterbreland.com to send condolences.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may given in his name.

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.