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Donald D. Troyer

Birth Date: October 19, 1929
Death Date: May 9, 2017

Decatur – Donald D. Troyer, 87, of Forsyth, passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2017 in Heritage Health, Mt. Zion.

Don was born October 19, 1929 in Goshen, IN, the son of Oscar and Laura (Weaver) Troyer. A member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Don worked as a farmer and truck driver. He was a former member of the K of C council in Goshen, IN, a member of Teamsters Local 710 and 722 and loved to attend antique tractor shows. Don married Dolores A. Oscar September 18, 1978.

He is survived by his wife, Dolores; sons: Randy (Linda) Troyer, Douglas Troyer and Dennis Troyer; daughters: Pamela (Randy) Krug, Vicki (Lorris) Miller, Karen (Rex) Heil, and Joan Bryan; grandchildren: Jeff and Jeremy Troyer, Rene, Jay, Lance, and Trenton Miller, Lauri Gomez, Christi Shomaker, Ross and Gretchen Heil, and Heather Bryan; nineteen great grandchildren; stepdaughters: Christine (Tony) Davis, Jacqueline (Fred) Jones, and Pamela (Kevin) Harper; step grandchildren: Patty and Billy Sweet, John LeForge, Katie Burns, Rudy LeForge, Matthew Jones, Adam and Madison Harper; thirteen step great grandchildren; sister, Maxine Schmidt; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Don was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Gerald.
Visitation will be 5 to 8 pm, Friday, May 12, 2017, in the Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home; vigil prayer service at 4:30 pm. Mass of Christian Burial to celebrate his life will be 10 am, Saturday, May 13, 2017, in Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church; Rev. Richard Weltin, celebrant. Burial will follow in Graceland Cemetery, Decatur. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church.
The family of Donald D. Troyer, is being served by the Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 2091 N. Oakland Ave., Decatur, IL 62526. Condolences and memories may be shared at

Prayer Service
May 12, 2017
4:30 pm
Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Avenue Decatur, IL 62526
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May 12, 2017
5:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Avenue Decatur, IL 62526
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Mass of Christian Burial
May 13, 2017
10:00 am
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
3580 Lourdes Drive Decatur, IL 62526
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  1. Grandpa I love u! So many memories I can't begin to share..purple eye shadow & all..i will eat my biscuits w/strawberries & milk(even though I don't like milk)…i will love u 4ever & talk 2u in peace

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