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Visitation:

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
5:00 to 8:00 pm
Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines

Service:

Thursday, September 7, 2017
3:30 pm
Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines

Disposition:

Carlisle Township Cemetery
Carlisle, Iowa

Arrangements:

Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
(515) 243-5221

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Donald "Don" Killen

Des Moines

Donald “Don” G. Killen, 57, passed away Sunday, September 3, 2017, at his home in Des Moines. He was born February 1, 1960 to John and Betty Killen in Des Moines.

Don owned Don’s Tire on the eastside of Des Moines for 32 years. Family meant everything to Don and he loved spending time with his grandkids. He was passionate about stock car racing and was a two-time Track Champion at the I.S.F.

Don is survived by his children, Randy (Candie) Killen, Cory (Danielle) Adams, Mandy Killen and Michelle Killen; grandchildren, Caitlin, Sabrina, Courtney, Brandy, Tori, Riley, Violet, Mary, Cory Jr. and Autumn; siblings, Vern “Buck” (Linda) Killen, Linda Reed and Eddie (Pam) Killen; and numerous extended family and friends.

Don was preceded in death by his wife, Terri; son, Little Donnie; parents, John and Betty Killen; brothers, John Killen, Tom Killen and Bill Killen; father-in-law, Sid Smith; brother-in-law, Buck Reed; nieces, Barbara Killen and Carol Kalar; and an infant nephew.

Funeral services will be held at 3:30 PM Thursday, September 7, 2017 at Hamilton’s Funeral Home, 605 Lyon Street, with burial to follow in the Carlisle Township Cemetery. Family will greet friends from 5 to 8 PM Wednesday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be expressed at
www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com