Donald Overson
1931 - 2021
Jan, 13 2022
Colorado Springs Elks Lodge #309
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Donald Overson

November 15, 2021

Donald Eugene Overson, 90, of Merrifield, MN, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, November 15, 2021. Services will be held at the Colorado Springs Elks Lodge #309, in Colorado Springs, CO on January 13th, 2022 at 2:00 pm.

Don was born on July 13th, 1931, to Albert Edmundson and Sophie Lassey in Wolf Pointe, MT. He grew up in the Fairview, MT area and graduated from Sidney High School in 1949. Don enlisted in the United States Air Force where he served as a Flight Engineer for 4 years. After Don was honorably discharged, he married Rosemary Sadak and was employed in the automobile business in Springfield, MA. Upon relocating to Williston, ND, he worked as a steel building salesman and owner of Bison Steel Builders. He married Phyllis Dale on December 28, 1973. They moved to Colorado Springs, CO in 1987. He owned Front Range Steel Builders for 20+ years. Don and Phyllis enjoyed riding their motorcycle, touring in their motor home with their jet skis, and going to dances and movies with friends. Don enjoyed playing pool, pinochle, and poker, but most importantly spending time with his family and friends. He was a member of the American Legion, Williston Cowboys Drum and Beagle Corps and the Elks Lodge in Williston, ND, and a life member of the Elks Lodge in Colorado Springs #309.

Donald is survived by his loving wife Phyllis; children Donald (Patty) Overson, Michael Overson, Aaron (Tracy Mills) Dale, Starr Dale; grandchildren Kristen Overson, Michael (Kelly) Overson, Melissa (Tim) McLaren, Lindsay (Kevin) McMahon, Trista (Charles) Francis, Melanie (Cameron) LaChapelle, Cecelia Shinn; and 11 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents Art and Sophie Overson; brother Clarence (Ginny) Overson.

Don was a vibrant, loving man and will be greatly missed. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brenny Family Funeral Chapel, Crosslake, MN.
Published by The Gazette on Nov. 20, 2021.
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Colorado Springs Elks Lodge #309
Colorado Springs, CO
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Allan and Donna Lassey
December 1, 2021
Our Prayers and Thoughts are with you and your family Phyliss
Allan & Donna
November 30, 2021
We send you our deep condolences, Aaron, Starr, and Overson Family. May the Lord provide comfort for you all during this sad time.
Craig and Rena Helberg
November 26, 2021
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