Donald Dillon, 85

Donald C. Dillion, 85, of Wabash, passed away at 8:40 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, at Marion General Hospital in Marion.

He was born in Grant County, on May 3, 1934, to the Raymond and Nina Dillion.

Donald married Donna Dailey on May 12, 1961. She still survives. 

Donald retired from General Motors in Marion in 1998 after working there for 31 years. He was also a member of the LaFontaine United Methodist Church, The UAW Retirees, Local 977 General Motors, Many bowling leagues in Wabash and Marion, former LaFontaine Lions Club member, Sympathy Club in Marion, Sunday school superintendent, and also, he was the president of his senior class.

Donald is survived by his wife Donna; three sons, Gary (Luann) Dillion of Wabash, Brad (Lisa) Dillion of Peru, and David Dillion of Wabash; a sister Joyce (Bob) Summers of Wabash; 11 grandchildren,  17 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. 

He was preceded in death by one daughter Peggy Sue Ratliff who passed away in 1999 and one sister.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, at McDonald Funeral Home, 104 S. Main St. LaFontaine. 

Burial will follow at LaFontaine IOOF Cemetery in LaFontaine.

Visitation for family and friends will from 4-7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Posted on 2019 Nov 25