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Don Deen

July 18, 1931 - Nov. 4, 2023

Don Deen, a long time Colfax resident, passed away at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane on November 4, 2023. He was 92 years old.

A memorial service will take place on Thursday, November 16, 2023, at 11 a.m. at Peace Lutheran Church in Colfax, Wash. A family burial will precede the service at the Colfax Cemetery.

Don was born in Emmett, Idaho to Thomas and Maggie Deen. He was the fifth of thirteen children.

After graduating from High School in 1949, Don enlisted in the United States Air Force where he worked as a radar mechanic, serving in the Korean War. Upon returning from the war, he settled...


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