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Donald L. Stivers

Visitation:  Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M., Peterson Mortuary, 212 S. Locust Street, Glenwood, Iowa.  Note: Glenwood Fire & Rescue service and last page for Don scheduled at 6:30 P.M.

Donald Lee Stivers, 82 of Glenwood, Iowa passed away February 21, 2021 at home surrounded by his family. He was born April 28, 1938 in Glenwood, Iowa to Walter Ree and Lillian (Glenn) Stivers. Following his education, Don worked for Kaiman’s and was in the National Guard Co. “I” 168th Infantry 34th Red Bull Division. Don served his country in the Army for 2 years until he was honorably discharged. Over the years he was employed with Richman Gordman, Wilson Concrete and Armour and Company.

Don met and married the love of his life, Jeretta Ann Wilson. They were united in marriage December 25, 1959 in Pacific Junction, Iowa. To this union five children were born. Don was member of the Glenwood Fire and Rescue from 1966-1981. He worked for Ed Teegarden’s Glenwood Ambulance Service which he later purchased under the name of Mills County Ambulance Service. Don became employed as Operator One for the Iowa Department of Transportation in 1975 retiring after 25 years of service in July of 2000.

Don was a devoted family man attending all of his kids and some grandchildren’s activities. Just a couple of weeks before his passing, he attended a basketball game with Reggie by his side. He also enjoyed cars. May you rest in peace until we meet again.

Preceding Don in passing were his parents, wife and brother. Survivors include his children Rick Stivers of Glenwood, Iowa; Randy and wife Kris of Omaha, Nebraska; Rod and wife Nancy Stivers of Glenwood, Iowa; Teresa Elwood and Reggie Stivers of Glenwood, Iowa; grandchildren Morgan and husband Kevin Hart and children Elliana, Ivy Jo and Liam; Drew and wife Nicole Stivers and son Lucas all of Bennington, Nebraska; Maddie and husband Craig Haug and son Finnick of Omaha, Nebraska; Samantha and husband Greg Lilly of Benson, Nebraska; Shelby Stivers of Omaha, Nebraska; Joey Stivers of Dillon, Colorado; Sydney and husband Cody Mandeville of Papillion, Nebraska; Adam Elwood of Glenwood, Iowa; extended relatives and friends.

Private Graveside Services, Thurman Cemetery, Thurman, Iowa.

Memorials may be directed to the Glenwood Volunteer Fire Association.

15 Condolences

  • Lynn and Mary Pat Howard Posted February 22, 2021 7:41 pm

    We are sorry to hear of Don’s passing. Much love, hugs, and prayers to you all. Wish we could be there in person to share and remember all the memories of him.

  • Russell E. Kruse Posted February 22, 2021 9:02 pm

    Very sorry to hear about Don. He was a great guy and always very friendly. He will be missed. Russ

  • Dan+Sandy+Benscoter Posted February 22, 2021 9:46 pm

    Our Hearts and Prayers are with the entire Stivers Family.

  • Dick Lincoln Posted February 23, 2021 12:35 pm

    Don was a Great Man, sincere, caring and so fond of his family and dedicated to them all. Peace to all of you!

  • Bill abd Kathy Travis Mc Conahay Posted February 23, 2021 9:34 pm

    We were so sorry to hear of Don’s passing. He will be missed by those who knew and came into contact with him at the Wilson Family Reunion. He was so kind and thoughtful when talking to my mother and sharing family information. God chose a faithful loving man.

  • Brady Werger Posted February 23, 2021 10:01 pm

    Sorry for your loss your family will be in my prayers

  • Terri Winum Posted February 23, 2021 10:13 pm

    What an awesome guy. Never saw him without a smile and such a devoted father. Thank you Stivers family for sharing him, The time Don gave to the community as a volunteer on the rescue squad was a benefit for all of us and a much appreciated sacrifice from you. Love to all of you. Larry and Terri Winum

  • Jody Parks Posted February 24, 2021 10:42 am

    So sorry to hear this! He was such a nice man. My thoughts and prayers are with you all!

  • Frank Lilly Posted February 24, 2021 10:58 am

    Sylvia and I are saddened by the news of Don’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • Dale and Shirley Howard Posted February 24, 2021 11:40 am

    Sorry to hear about Don he will be missed. will miss talking to.him about his van and pickup. Will be thinking of the of your family.

  • Frank Lilly Posted February 24, 2021 12:25 pm

    We are saddened by the news of Don’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • Barbara Downing Evans Posted February 24, 2021 2:06 pm

    Dar was a classmate of Jeretta. She and Don was wonderful people.. To the Stiver family we are so sorry. Don and Jeretta are together again.

  • Julie & Marty Stavas Posted February 24, 2021 7:27 pm

    What a wonderful, wonderful man. So devoted to his family and his community. The kindness of he and your mom lives on in all of you. Praying for you all.

  • Ruby Coffey Posted March 1, 2021 12:14 pm

    Both Don and Jerri were such good people. Our kids and their kids grew up together, and Jerri and I enjoyed a lot of fun conversations about them. Don was a good friend of my husband’s. Don was a gentle spirit and will certainly be missed.

  • Connie Jo Phelps Posted March 14, 2021 1:34 pm

    So sorry We are old friends from the Kiaman days I last saw Donald Years ago at Methodist Hospital
    Please know I am surrounding you all with Love & Light.

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