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Washburn High School

Class of 1956 - In Memory Of

Don Kenneth Little

Little, Kenneth Don "Donnie" age 74, of Brooklyn Park, Passed away on December 19, 2012. He was born on September 22, 1938 in Kansas City, MO. He graduated from Mpls., Washburn High School in 1956. Represented Pillsbury House in Golden Gloves. He was in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1958 to 1964. He attended the University of Minnesota and then Dunwoody Institute, and graduated in 1968. He was employed for over 33 years by Radiation Protection Products (RPP) in Wayzata, MN. His true passions in life were fishing and hunting. He fished Lake Superior for many years and went hunting in Canada and throughout the United States. He was preceded in death by parents, Raymond "Jack" and Naoma; good friend, Ron Luettinger & other family and friends.

He is survived by significant other of over 35 years, Marilyn Parenteau; sister, Kathryn "Kay" Hager; son, Scott (Dawn) Little; daughter, Jennifer (John) Boyd; stepson, David (Michelle) Parenteau; stepdaughter, Holly (Don) Redepenning; nieces, Stephanie (Jeffery) Sisson, Sarah Hager, Megan (Russell) Davis; grandchildren, Nick, Joe and Sam Parenteau; Kayla, Jacob and Emma Little; Josh and Justin Boyd; Claralyn Redepenning; good friends, Lonnie & Terry Warwick, Chuck & Loral I Delaney; other family and friends.

Visitation 6-7:30pm Sunday with 7:30pm Memorial Service at: Cremation Society of MN, 7835 Brooklyn Blvd., Brooklyn Park (763-560-3100). In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to
Toys for Tots.

"Semper Fidelis"

Published in Minneapolis Star Tribune on December 20, 2012

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