Dr. Donald B. Pfleiderer PhD

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Dr. Donald B. Pfleiderer PhD

October 06, 1928 - September 09, 2018

DANVILLE - Dr. Donald B. Pfleiderer, PhD, 89, of Danville, Ill., passed away at 4:25 p.m. September 9, 2018, at OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center, Danville.
Donald was born October 6, 1928, the son of Melvin A. and Goldie (Harriger) Pfleiderer in Sulphur Springs, Ohio.
He married Erma E. Gornall on March 7, 1953, in Whitehall, Ohio. She survives.
Survivors include his wife, Erma of Danville; one son, Larry (Pam) Pfleiderer of Monticello, Ill.; one daughter, Gloria Pfleiderer of Indianapolis; one brother, Eldon (Carolyn) Pfleiderer of Galion, Ohio; one grandson, Jason (Michelle) Pfleiderer of Fernandina Beach, Fla.; and two great-grandsons, Evan and Wyatt.
Donald is preceded in death by his parents.
Donald was a graduate of Sulphur Springs, Ohio, High School, served in the United States Army, and was a 1957 graduate of Ohio State with a PhD in Agronomy.
Donald retired from Lebanon Chemical, where he was an agronomist for 36 years.
He was a member of St. James United Methodist Church, Elks Lodge and Danville Noon Rotary. He enjoyed spending his free time woodworking, hunting, fishing, playing bridge and was a former member of Lakeview Bridge Club. Donald was proud of his alma mater as an avid Buckeye fan.
A Celebration of Life will be at 11 a.m. Monday, September 17, at Sunset Funeral Home, 3940 N. Vermilion St., Danville. Reverend Randall Robinson will officiate. Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park.
Memorials in Donald's memory may be made to the St. James United Methodist Church Building Fund. Please join Donald's family in sharing memories, photos and videos on his Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com
Published on September 11, 2018
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Monday September 17, 2018

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center

3940 North Vermilion Street, Danville, IL, USA

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Monday September 17, 2018

11:00 AM

Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center

3940 North Vermilion Street, Danville, IL, USA

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