Donald Gunnar Eklund, 91, of Greeley, passed away on November 15, 2019 in Greeley, Colorado. He was born to Carl and Agnes (Solmanson) Eklund on July 30, 1928 in North Riverside, Illinois.
He proudly served in the US Army during the Korean War.
He worked for Exxon Mobile as a salesperson for 25+ years before retiring in 1983. Donald enjoyed playing blackjack and sport betting when he got the chance. He loved to fish and visit his family cabin in Minnesota whenever he got the chance.
Donald is survived by his wife, Jean; sons, Jay and Erik Eklund; sister, Margie Leo and extended family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Ben.
Memorial contribution in Donald Eklund’s name can be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children in care of Adamson Life Celebration Home, 2000 47th Avenue, Greeley, Colorado 80634. To leave condolences for Donald’s family, www.adamsoncares.com
Memorial reception will be held between 5-8 pm, Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at Adamson Life Celebration Home in Greeley, Colorado.