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Mr. Donald J. Fishback, age 66 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at St. Mary's Health Center. Don was born October 31, 1944, in Keokuk, Iowa, the son of Thomas Adelbert and Mary Evelyn Clark Fishback. He was married on April 15, 2002, in Jefferson City, Mo., to Jennifer Diane Carlson. He attended St. Mary's Catholic Church and School in Keokuk, Iowa where he served as an altar boy for 10 years. Don graduated from Cardinal Stritch High School and Quincy University, Quincy, Ill. After moving to Jefferson City in 1977, he was employed as a Procurement Officer with the Missouri Dept. of Corrections for 24 years prior to his retirement in 2006. He was a member and past president of the Missouri Assn. of Public Purchasing, a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, Aerie 2693, and a member of the B.P.O. of Elks. His favorite pastimes were NASCAR and spending time with family and friends. Survivors include: his wife, Jennifer Fishback; one aunt, Lucile Clark of Jefferson City, Mo.; one niece, Mary Joy (Jim) Philp of Keokuk, Iowa; two cousins, Gary (Marla) Clark of Jefferson City, Mo. and Joe (Barb) Clark of Ballwin, Mo.; and one great-nephew. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Marita Rose Aiken. Friends and family will be received at Freeman Mortuary from 1:00 until 3:00 p.m., Sunday, May 15, 2011. Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Monday, May 16, 2011, in the Freeman Chapel with the Reverend Clarence Wiederholt officiating. Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Ronald McDonald House. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Freeman Mortuary. www.freemanmortuary.com
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