Donald Roger Harper
January 9, 1936 - January 16, 2018
Donald Roger Harper has passed away at the age of 82. Don was preceded in death by his parents, Ray & Josephine, and his brother Melvin. His memory endures in hearts and minds of his whole family and friends: his wife of 61 years, Margaret, his sons Mike (Monica), Matt (Sandy), Mark (Donna), & Malcolm (Tina) as well as his siblings Lena, William, Paula, & Larry. Don was the strong roots of a large family tree that included his grandchildren: Jill, Kristin, Jamie, Kim, Jason, Megan, Nikki, Jackie, Taylor, Davis, & Emma—not to mention 11 great grandchildren. Graduate of Oakdale High, veteran of the US Navy and retired from Paul Oil Co. Active member of the Oakdale Family Church of the Nazarene, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and travel.
Celebration of Life to be held on Friday, January 26th at 10:00am at Oakdale Family Church of the Nazarene 1700 West F St. Oakdale, CA 95361. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Oakdale Family Church or charity of choice.