Donald Keen McIntosh |

Donald Keen McIntosh

Donald Keen McIntosh, 84, passed away Jan. 29,2006, at Washoe Medical Center in Reno, Nev.

Don was born May 27, 1921, in Fowler, Calif., and lived in Walnut Creek, Calif., before moving to Douglas County in 1976. During his 30-year residency, Don, a pilot, served as a member of the Airport Advisory Committee and as a volunteer deputy sheriff for Douglas County. He was an avid snow skier, water skier, backpacker and hiker, spending many hours in the mountains with his wife, Stella, and donkey, Jenny. He was an active member of Sierra Pilots, Inc., and of Crossroads Church of Nazarene in Gardnerville, Nev.

Prior to his induction into the military during World War II, Don was attending the University of California at Berkeley. He served in the U.S. Army during the war years and later in the reserve where he attained the rank of lieutenant colonel. After his military service, he retired as director of transportation for the Mt. Diablo School District in California.

He is survived by his wife, Stella Louise McIntosh; sisters, Pat Mackay Rihn and Lynn Auber-Buffington Griffith; brother, Bill McIntosh; children, Donna Jean Cappuccio of Antioch, Calif., Laura Kathleen Lundy of San Martin, Calif., and Curtis “Randy” Keen McIntosh of Walnut Creek; grandchildren, Davin and Mike Lundy and Melissa and Chris McIntosh; grandson, Maverick Lundy; stepchildren, Barbara Manley, Robert Parks, Barbara Prudkova, Kathleen Prudek, Tom Prudek and Fred Prudek; and numerous step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Barbara Ann Dreyer McIntosh, and his second wife, Ruth Parks McIntosh.

Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Feb. 6 at Crossroads Church of the Nazarene, 1788 Pinenut Road in Gardnerville.

Arrangements are by FitzHenry’s Carson Valley Funeral Home in Gardnerville.

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