Loren Blaine Donner | PostIndependent.com

Loren Blaine Donner

Loren Blaine Donner died in Delta, Colo., on Monday, May 19, 2003. He was 62.Mr. Donner was born to Loren Ambrose and Blanche Irene (Adams) Donner in Newdale, Idaho, on July 1, 1940. He married Alice Caroline Dwinell in Bartlett, Neb., on May 29, 1960.He was a police officer in Fort Lupton, Colo., and Rifle, Colo., and also owned an H&R Block tax and accounting service in Missouri. He lived in Rifle for 35 years, and worked as a truck driver until his retirement in 2001.He gave his life to the Lord in 1983, and was ordained to preach in the Southern Baptist Church. He was a member of the Rocky Mountain Southern Baptist Church in Rifle.Donner is preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Cloid Donner.He is survived by wife Alice Donner of Rifle; son and daughter-in-law Kevin and Jane Donner of New Castle, Colo.; daughters Elaine Donner of Rifle, and Karen Walters and husband Jay of Rifle; brothers Jack Donner and wife Lonnie of Delta, Colo., and Richard Donner and wife Marty of South Fork, Colo.; sister Barbara Powell and husband Steve of Dubois, Wyo.; seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and lots of special friends.Visiting hours will be held at Rifle Funeral Home, at 1400 Access Road, from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 22. Services will be held at Rocky Mountain Baptist Church, 22026, Highway 6&24, Rifle, at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 23. Pastor Dave Daniels, of Emmanuel Chapel Church in South Fork, will officiate. Burial will be at Rosehill Cemetery in Rifle.Memorial contributions can be made to Rocky Mountain Baptist Church in Rifle.

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