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Don W Churchwell
(05-30-1926 - 11-05-2009)

Memorial services for Don Churchwell, 83, will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, November 9th at St. John Lutheran Church, Elgin. Visitation will be held in the church on Monday morning from 9:30 AM until the time of services.
 
Don died Thursday, November 5th in his home. He was born May 30, 1926 in Non, OK the son of Jesse & Eva (Marshall) Churchwell.
 
Don was a salesman for Zimmerman Ford for 30 years, retiring in 1993. He continued his career as a part time salesman for Main Street Motors, East Dundee until September of 2009. Don served in the Army during WWII at the Army War College, Washington, D.C.
 
He loved spending time with his family and granddaughters, teaching them the fine art of fishing.
 
Surviving are his loving wife Bonnie Jean with whom he celebrated 46 years of marriage; son Timothy (Margaret) Churchwell and granddaughters Delaney and Megan of Burtrum, MN; son Jeffrey Churchwell of Elgin; a brother Earl & Sister Gladys Chancellor. 
 
Preceded in death by his parents, two brothers Roy and Howard; five sisters, Edna, Ruby, Hazel, Dorothy, Wanda Fay and a grandson Ian.
 
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. John’s Lutheran School, 109 Spring St., Elgin, Illinois 60120. Laird Funeral Home, Elgin is in charge of arrangements. lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com

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