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DONALD E. FAY (7/4/1921 - 6/20/2007)
   
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PORTAGE Donald E. Fay, 85, of Portage, formerly of Elgin, Ill., passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2007.
He was born July 4, 1921, in McHenry, Ill., and was the son of Harry and Elsie Howe Fay. Donald graduated from Elgin High School in 1940. He was a veteran and served in the Army Air Corps from 1940-1946. Donald had worked at ITW-Shakeproof and Buildex divisions for 33 years prior to his retirement in 1990. He was a charter member of Elgin Bible Church.
Survivors include his wife, Lois (Robbins), whom he married Nov. 23, 1946; his three children, John (Lori) Fay of Beloit, Diane (John) Bailey and Donna Lamkin, both of Elgin; five grandchildren, Andrew and Aimee Fay, Ryan and Justin Bailey, and Benjamin Lamkin; and one great-grandchild, Eliora Fay. He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, James A. Fay in 1967; his two brothers, Elmer in infancy and Harris Fay; and two sisters, Kathryn Walker and Ruth Pace.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Elgin Bible Church, 1580 E. Chicago St., Elgin. Burial will follow in Lakewood Memorial Park. Visitation will from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Laird Funeral Home, Elgin, and from 10:30 a.m. until the time of services Monday at the church. Memorials may be made to Elgin Bible Church or Grace Bible Church, Portage.
from Portage Daily Register, Columbia County's Daily Newspaper
Wednesday, November 28, 2007