Donald Blaine Rawlins

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Donald Blaine Rawlins passed away Tuesday March 8, 2016, at his home in Fairview. He was born July 21, 1929, in Logan, Utah, to Bill and Lucile James Rawlins.

He married Rosalie Ashdown in the Idaho Falls temple. They raised their seven children in the Grand View, Idaho valley: Pam (Gary), Cindy (Bill), Don (Paula), Merry Lu (Dave), Richard (Vic), Elaine (Matt), Lauralie (Blair).

His wife, Rosalie, passed away in 1992. In 1993, he married Emma Rose Jacobsen of Nampa, Idaho, and she passed away in 2006.

He was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving in many capacities and wherever needed.

Survivors include: his wife, Donna Lou Sommer; 32 grandchildren; and 45 great-grandchildren; and two siblings, JaNeen (Ivard, of California) and Paul Lynn (Karen, of Nevada).

Services were held at the Granby LDS Chapel (23030 East Highway 86, Granby) Monday, under direction of McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. A graveside service will be held in Paradise, Utah.

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