Obituary: Donald Jack Seals |

Obituary: Donald Jack Seals

At his request no services are planned for longtime South Lake Tahoe resident Donald Jack Seals, who died Feb. 18, 2001, at Carson-Tahoe Hospital. Her was 72.

Mr. Seals was born Aug. 23, 1928, at Seaside, Calif., to Theodore and Parrylee (Pinney) Seals. He married Kathryn Rosales-Westfall Nov. 13, 1948. They lived in a variety of places during their lives together, finally settling in South Lake Tahoe in 1970. They lived in Tahoe for nearly 30 years, with Mr. Seals spending the past year in Gardnerville, Nev.

During his life Mr. Seals worked as a truck driver, a certified welder and a certified general contractor. Working as a contractor at Tahoe for so many years, he made many acquaintances. When he wasn’t working he enjoyed working on projects around his home or helping and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his son, Donald T. Seals of Gardnerville; sons and daughters-in-law, Ken and Burlinda Seals and Brad and Brenda Seals, all of South Lake Tahoe; daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy and Robert Zoller of Bend, Ore., and Jackie and Aaron Barnett of South Lake Tahoe; grandchildren, Katie Shields and Cassie Albert of Junction City, Ore., Burlinda, Tyler, Justin, Kelvin and Tanner Seals and Walker, Carson and Sawyer Barnett, all of South Lake Tahoe; and great-granddaughter, Abaigael Shields of Junction City. He also is survived by five brothers, two sisters and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents and by his wife, Kathryn, in 1995.

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