(Friday - December 04, 2020) - Donald J. Mott, age 90, of Kingsford, passed away on Monday, November 30th at his home.

Don was born June 20, 1930 in Rochester, Minnesota, son of the late Elmer and Medora (Kaiserlik) Mott. He was a 1948 graduate of Shawano High School. Don joined the United States Army during the Korean War and was trained as a Combat Medic. He served as a medic with the Army in Panama taking care of Psychiatric patients and was honorably discharged in 1953. Don married Helen Eastvold on August 16, 1952. While raising their eight children, He worked as an LVN for the Iron Mountain VA Medical Center and later, many years as a clerk for the United States Postal Service.

Don was an active member of the First Covenant Church in Iron Mountain and participated in the Singing Strings and the Church Choir. Don and Helen also acted as Foster Parents for many years. He was a talented handyman and could fix anything. Don also enjoyed woodworking, gardening, hunting and fishing.

He was preceded in death by his wife Helen on November 24, 2017, his daughter, Deborah Anderson; four brothers, Robert, George, Richard and Willard Mott; his son in law, David McDowell.

Don is survived by his children, Donald (Nancy) Mott of Aurora, Cynthia (Bruce) Strutz of Merriman, JoAnn (Gary) Boucher of Springhill, Louuisiana, Diane (Gerald) Anderson of Ellsworth, Wisconsin, Linda (Tom) Winer of Ada, Michigan, Jon (Donna) Mott of Stevens Point, Wisconsin and Jeffrey Mott of Madison, South Dakota; son in law, Todd Anderson of Minneapolis, Minnesota; sisters in law, Margaret Mott of Shawano, Wisconsin and Harriet (William) Lewis of Des Moines, Iowa; twenty three grandchildren and twenty six great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

Memorial services are being planned for early summer 2021 and will be announced. Burial will be in the Quinnesec Cemetery.

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The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home with the arrangements.


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