Donald Munk, age 85, passed away on Wednesday, February 6, 2019, at his home in Garretson. Memorial service will begin at 2:00 PM Saturday, April 6, 2019, at the Minnehaha Funeral Home in Garretson. Memorial visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
Don was born on January 28, 1934 in Dell Rapids to Guy and Valborg (Christensen) Munk. He graduated from Dell Rapids High School and completed an accounting course from the Internal Accounting Society in Chicago. He served in the United States Army from 1956-58 as a Specialist 4th Class Radio Operator and stayed in the Reserves until 1962. He lived in Dell Rapids and Sioux Falls until marrying Kathy Edwards Eide on August 22, 1986, at which time he moved to Garretson.
Don was employed by various places throughout his life. These included: Appliance Buyers Credit Corporation, Eutectic Company, Parsons Equipment Company (Pecaut Equipment), Sioux Steel, and at the west side Walmart as a greeter.
Don loved playing pool and cards with the “Old Fart Group”. He enjoyed visiting with friends and was an avid Green Bay Packers fan. He enjoyed all sports and was an avid golfer, hunter and fisher. He loved sharing his knowledge with kids and talking to people.
Survivors include his wife, Kathy of Garretson; children: Todd (Susan) Munk of Liberty, Missouri and their children: Guy and Hudson; Joni (John) Skellie of Shelbyville, Kentucky and their children Colleen and Logan, and Kerri (Scott) Warsord of Flaherty, Kentucky and their children Mac and Megan; step-children: Bill Eide, Jr of Rapid City and his son, Ozzie, and Andy Eide of Rapid City and his son, Brodie; granddaughter Madi Backes and her mother, Kirstie Backes; and siblings: Doug (Marianne) Munk and Alice (Jerry) Crisp both of Dell Rapids. He was preceded in death by his parents, and one grandchild.
Minnehaha Funeral Home, Garretson, is handling the arrangements.