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Donald Jeffers

October 1, 1930 ~ February 13, 2021 (age 90)

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Donald Jeffers age 90, of South Beloit, IL passed away Saturday February 13, 2021 in his home. He was born October 1, 1930 the son of John and Ellen (Olson) Jeffers in Poplar Grove, IL. Don graduated from Boone McHenry (Capron) High School and served in the U. S. Marines. He married Marilyn Jean Jackson on February 9, 1951 at Jefferson Prairie Lutheran Church. Don was a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather and a lifelong dairy farmer. 

He is survived by his four children Vicky (James) Cleland of Clinton, WI, Cindy (Steve Burrs) Grau of Oregon, IL, Linda (Scott) Butram of South Beloit, IL and Greg (Jackie) Jeffers of Beloit, WI; his sister, Ellen Anderson of Belvidere, IL; thirteen grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife,  and eleven brothers & sisters.


Social distancing & face masks required.

Don's Private Family Funeral Service will be 12 Noon on Friday February 19, 2021 at JEFFERSON PRAIRIE LUTHERAN CHURCH, 23184 Bergen Road, Poplar Grove, IL with Rev. Linda Winkelman officiating.  Public walk through visitation will be at Church from 10:00 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. on Friday. Full Military Burial Rites will follow the service in the Church parking lot.  In lieu of flowers memorials in his name may be given to Jefferson Prairie Lutheran Church. Please share a memory or a condolence with the Jeffers family on our website.

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Public walk through Visitation.
February 19, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Jefferson Prairie Lutheran Church
23184 Bergen Rd.
Poplar Grove, IL 61065

José's Private Family Funeral Service

Jefferson Prairie Lutheran Church
23184 Bergen Rd.
Poplar Grove, IL 61065


In lieu of flowers, memorial's to Jefferson Prairie Lutheran Church
23184 Bergen Rd., Poplar Grove IL 61065

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