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Donald "Don" Lemley

October 13, 1947 — June 29, 2023

Sauk Centre, Minnesota

Donald "Don" Lemley


Donald J. “Don” Lemley, age 75 of Sauk Centre, passed away on Thursday, June 29, 2023 at the CentraCare Hospital in Sauk Centre, Minnesota.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 8 at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Melrose.

Donald Joseph Lemley was born October 13, 1947 in Wellman, Iowa to Leo and Dorothy (Semler) Lemley. Don graduated from Sauk Centre High School and was united in marriage to Roseann Laumeyer in Sisseton, South Dakota. Don was a self-employed over-the-road truck driver as he owned and operated his own trucking company. He later sold his rig and drove for Jennie-O and lastly drove for Bayer Built before his retirement. Don had a passion for flying and loved playing in the dirt at Virgil Niehaus’ farm.

Survivors include his son, Brian Lemley; grandson, Logan; brother, David Lemley; and many loving relatives and friends.

Don was preceded in death by his wife, Roseann Lemley on June 9, 2021; and parents, Leo and Dorothy Lemley.

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Past Services

Graveside Service

Saturday, July 8, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am

Saint Mary's Cemetery - Melrose

211 Fifth Avenue SE, Melrose, MN 56352

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