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DONALD DEMPSEY


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DONALD DEMPSEY Obituary
DONALD DEMPSEY Donald Paul Dempsey, 93, passed away Dec. 5, 2016, in Boulder City. He was born Oct. 1, 1923, in rural Mount Vernon, S.D., to Clement B. and A. Gertrude (nee Barker) Dempsey. He attended Union Township School and graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 1941. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean War and was a member of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars. Don farmed, worked for the Mt. Vernon Telephone Company, was a Rural Electric Association lineman and owner and projectionist of the Paradise Theatre in Howard, S.D. Don and Elaine Konechne were married June 20, 1949, at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Mt Vernon. They lived in Mt Vernon, Howard, S.D., Hawarden, Iowa, and Boulder City. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elaine, Oct. 3, 2016; his parents; and brother, Lyle Dempsey. Don is survived by his son, Steve (Claudia) of Custer, S.D.; daughter, Holly Gulsrud (Eric) of Prescott, Ariz.; and two nephews, Richard and Craig Dempsey and their families. Services are pending in Mount Vernon. Condolences may be sent to Holly Gulsrud, P.O. Box 10703, Prescott, AZ 86304.
Published in Boulder City Review on Dec. 22, 2016
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