Don was born on October 11th in 1950. He was born and raised in Cedar Rapids. He has one sister named Kathleen. He graduated in 1968 from Jefferson High School. Don went on to marry his high school sweetheart in 1979. Don worked as an Orderly at Mercy Hallmar for 41 years, retiring in 2010. One of his favorite hobbies is “circle a word” and he is an avid St. Louis Cardinal fan!