Obituary: MICKELSON, DONALD

Published: Saturday, Aug. 30 2014 8:16 a.m. MDT

Donald LeRoy Mickelson 1922 ~ 2010

On December 14, 2010, our dearest Husband, Father and friend,Donald LeRoy Mickelson, peacefully passed away at home. Don was born July 30, 1922 in Mammoth, UT to his loving parents, William Andrew Mickelson and Nettie Pauline Schwab. He had two sisters, Lorna Jean and Betty Marie and one brother, William Lewis. He was a devoted son and brother. Although he lost his father early in life, he continued to care for his mother until her death. As a patriotic youth, he joined the U.S. Navy and served his country faithfully from 1942-1946 during World War II. He served his tour of duty on the U.S.S. Croatan. In November, 1950, Don married his sweetheart, Lucille Emily Lougee. They were blessed with three children, Anne Marie, Robert Scott, and Carol Jean. Don was a hard worker and was never satisfied with anything less than perfection. He was employed for over 30 years at Hill Airforce Base as an aircraft mechanic. Those close to Don knew of his sense of humor, devotion to friends and dedication to his family. He is preceded in death by his parents, his brother (William), his sister (Lorna) and son (Robert). He is survived by his wife, Lucille; his daughters, Anne and Carol; two grandsons, Christopher (Briana) and Stephen Cousins; and two great-grand-children, Chyah and Joseph Cousins. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, December 21st at 11:00 a.m. at the Russon Brothers Mortuary, 1941 N. Main, Farmington, UT, where friends and family may call from 9:45-10:45 a.m. prior to services. Interment-Farmington City Cemetery. The Family wishes to thank CNS Hospice services and your Parents' AuPair, for their help caring for Don. Online guest book and condolences at www.russonmortuary.com