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“I still miss you. ”
1 of 27 | Posted by: Cindy Stanton - friend

“To the family and friends of Donnie we pass on our prayers that the memories shared help bring you peace. May Gods love bring you strength in the...Read More »
2 of 27 | Posted by: Rodney and Lee Ann Lutz - ND

“For as long as I can remember, Donnie has been a friend of my family. I will always remember him laughing and smiling. He was a good man and will be...Read More »
3 of 27 | Posted by: Wayde Engraf - Wichita, KS

“So sorry to hear of Donnie's passing. I didn't know him very well but he seemed to be such a gentle guy. My sympathies to all of his family. ”
4 of 27 | Posted by: Teryl Tatro - Forsyth, MT

“There are no words to express the void that Donnie's passing will leave for all of us, his family and those who were blessed to called him "friend." ...Read More »
5 of 27 | Posted by: ARDELL RAE STAFNE NELSON - ND

“One of my fondest memory with Donnie, was when he grabbed my hand and held it tight. The stength and love I felt from that single moment will last...Read More »
6 of 27 | Posted by: Pam Bennett - Casper, WY

“I work at Superpumper at Belfield and made subs for Donnie alot. He was a very nice man and was always courteous to all of us women there. We were...Read More »
7 of 27 | Posted by: Brenda Roller - Belfield, ND

“My sympathy is with all of the family. His sense of humour will truly be missed. ”
8 of 27 | Posted by: Linda wegley - williston, ND

“I am so sorry to know that I will never see Donnie again - he was such a wonderful person. I could never find the words to tell him "Thank You" for...Read More »
9 of 27 | Posted by: Joy - Billings, MT - Friend

“A friend is someone who: • Makes you laugh when you are down • Does not agree but respects your decision • Takes the time to see how you are...Read More »
10 of 27 | Posted by: Allan Engraf - El Dorado, KS

“Donnie was a good guy and I am sorry that the lord had to take him so young, he will always be remembered. My heart goes out to the family and are in...Read More »
11 of 27 | Posted by: Bev Donner - Reeder, ND

“Don't know wh ere to start,I went to school with his Mother.baby say him,Rick,Viola and Mary in the 1960's. He was one special person that will never...Read More »
12 of 27 | Posted by: Karen Clement - Hettinger, ND

“Sorry about your lost. Donnie was a good guy, had fun together for awhile. ”
13 of 27 | Posted by: Rita Duck - faith, SD - friend

“Donnie was a very special person, my condolences to both family and friends as he will be missed. His laugh, his smile, his love of cars and his...Read More »
14 of 27 | Posted by: Laurel (Turbiville) Gann - SD

“Kellie, Mary and Family I am SO SORRY to hear of Donnie's passing. He was always SO MUCH fun to be with. I have some TERRIFIC memories of him and...Read More »
15 of 27 | Posted by: Teresa Bartholomew - Faulkton, SD

“My condolences to the Irwin family. Donnie was a friend and a neighbor, had many fun times running around with him in the school days, he always...Read More »
16 of 27 | Posted by: David Perfett - Deadwood, SD

“Kellie, Mary, Viola, Rick, & Lucinda So very sorry to hear about Donnie, He was a wonderful man, he has friends of every shape and size all over...Read More »
17 of 27 | Posted by: Linda & Charlie Hamand - Lemmon, SD

“Donnie was a great guy. He will be missed by many. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you!! ”
18 of 27 | Posted by: Arlet (Veitz) Becker - Bismarck, ND

“Mary & family, I was so shocked and saddened to hear of Donnie's death! He had been my neighbor in one of the Stippich apts. for a few years now....Read More »
19 of 27 | Posted by: Paulette Haar - Hettinger, ND

“I am so sorry for the loss of this wonderful person! I can still hear his laugh I will miss that so much! All of my love and prayers are with you. ”
20 of 27 | Posted by: Shellie Bartlett - Rigby, ID

“I am still in Shock! Remembering the good old school days, the bowling alley, and how he would make us laugh! Also the days, we where neighbors,...Read More »
21 of 27 | Posted by: Mary (Jahner) Wilson - Taylor, ND

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family. He was always fun to visit with. ”
22 of 27 | Posted by: Al & Tiss Treib - Lemmon, SD

“Kelli, Viola, Mary and Ricky, sorry to hear about Donnie. We have great memories of derbies and family outings and Donnie's sense of humor. Our...Read More »
23 of 27 | Posted by: Lyla Pedersen - Brandon, SD

“Donnie will always be very special to me and my family. He will never be forgotten. ”
24 of 27 | Posted by: Eileen engraf - Hettinger, ND

“Rick, Viola, Mary and Families; I don't know what to say. Donnie was a wonderful, WONDERFUL person, and will be missed by so many. My thoughts...Read More »
25 of 27 | Posted by: Janell Jahner Meade - Burlington, ND

“I remember on the 4th of July, one year whem we lived in Hettinger, my family went with Donnie and his family to Mirror Lake for the fireworks. It...Read More »
26 of 27 | Posted by: Jimmy Weber - Hettinger, ND

“I was stunned when I saw Kellie's post on Facebook today. So sorry to hear. Donnie was a hardworking man. It's been a long time since I was pastor...Read More »
27 of 27 | Posted by: Jimmy Weber - Hettinger, ND


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Service of Remembrance for Donnie Irwin, 52, of Hettinger, ND will be Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. MT at the Hettinger Armory. Rev. John Lewis will officiate and burial will follow at the Hettinger Cemetery. Visitations will be from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 1, 2013 at the Centennial Chapel of Evanson Jensen Funeral Homes and one hour prior to the funeral on Satruday morning at the Armory. There will be a Gathering of Family and Friends on Friday evening at 7:00 p.m. at the Centennial Chapel.

Donnie passed away suddenly on Friday, February 22, 2013 at the St. Joseph's Hospital in Dickinson, ND.

Grateful for having shared in Donnie's life are his daughters, Kelly Irwin, Hettinger, ND and Becky (Chad) Berg, Thief River Falls, MN, son, Leland (Shannon) Irwin, New Salem, ND; his brother, Ricky Irwin, Williston, ND; his sisters, Lucinda Hedges, Viola Prazma and Mary Irwin, all of Billings, MT and his nine grandchildren. Donnie was preceded in death by his parents, Wallace and Beverly Irwin.