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Don Wolfe


May 26, 2021

Aug. 29, 1929 – May 14, 202

Donald Lee Wolfe, 91, of Sweet Home, died May 14, 2021.

He was born Aug. 29, 1929 in Evansville, Ind., to Bertha Wolfe Hughes.

He grew up in Greensburg, Ind., and later served in the United States Air Force in 1951. He then went on to earn a bachelor of science degree from Butler University in 1960.

Mr. Wolfe settled in Sweet Home in 1966. He started his business, Santiam Drug, Inc. and later, Cash King Liquidators.

After his retirement, he and his partner, Nadine Coyne, enjoyed traveling in their motorhome. They spent the winters in Lake Havasu, Ariz.

Mr. Wolfe enjoyed visiting with family and friends. He was considered a mentor by many people.

He is survived by his partner, Shirley "Nadine" Coyne; son Larry Wolfe; son Mike and daughter-in-law Denise Wolfe; daughter Laura Wolfe; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Bertha Wolfe Hughes; and brother Mack Wolf.

He requested no service be held.


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