Donald Doogan

Obituary
  • "another year has passed and we missed you at Thanksgiving..."
  • "Dad, Missed you this year more than last...we will..."
  • "Teddi, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your..."
    - Debbie Chappel
  • "Dear Teddi & Family, Sorry to hear about the loss of Don...."
    - Theresa & Jim Hackett
  • "My grandfather will always be missed, and never forgotten...."
    - Sara Doogan

Doogan, Donald C. Age 78, U.S. Army Korean War Veteran, Life-long resident of Willow Springs, Illinois, Amateur Rodeoist, 27-year Veteran & "Chief Engineer" of the Willow Springs Fire Department and retired Local #150 Operating Engineer. Beloved husband of Theodora "Teddi" nee Faklis. Loving father of the late Baby Donnie, Paulette "Pidge" (Tom) Falletti, Michael (Liz) Doogan, Jimmy Doogan and Patrick Doogan. Dear Appa of Angela, Leah, T.J., Donnie, Natalie, Kyle, Kayla, Sara and Nick. Dear Great-Appa of Mikey, Zackary, Dominic and Jason. Cherished son of the late Maribel nee Welbourne and the late Arthur Doogan. Dear brother of Raymond "Butch" (Anna) Doogan, Dolores "Jackie" (the late Aaron) Umlauf, Peggy (Jim) Volski, Mimi (Butch) Collier, Bridget (the late Rick) Hammond, Edith (the late Irv) Radtke and the late Arthur (Gert) Doogan, the late Cliff (Rita) Doogan, the late Merle (Essie) Doogan, the late Gerald (Tanya) Doogan, the late David (Gale) Doogan, the late Nancy (Don) Fandrey, the late Annabel Usrey, the late Dolores Doogan and the late Patsy Doogan. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and a friend of many. Don was active many years in the Justice-Willow Springs Little League, Pony and Senior League as a Coach and Manager. Don volunteered many hours in the construction of the Justice-Willow Springs Little League ballfields, which one is still aptly named "Doogan Field." Don received the Willow Springs Lions Club Service Award for his volunteer work in the construction of Lions Park. He was a dedicated fan to his grandchildren attending every sporting event they were in. He was an avid horseshoe player, bowler and snowmobiler. Don never missed an opportunity to enjoy life with his loving family and many friends. Visitation, Monday, November 14, 2011, 3:00PM to 9:00PM at the Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, (2mi. west of 79th & Harlem), Justice, Illinois where a funeral service will be held on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 10:00AM. Interment Fairmount-Willow Hills Memorial Park, Willow Springs, Illinois. PLEASE OMIT FLOWERS. For more info: 708-496-0200 or www.damarkaminskifuneralhome.com
Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Nov. 13, 2011
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