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“Don and Dee were our neighbors, so sorry to hear of Don's passing. ”
1 of 19 | Posted by: Linda Berg

“He was an amazing guy, he will be missed by many, we are so very sorry, hope everybody remembers the happy times!! ”
2 of 19 | Posted by: April Patten - Ogden, IA - Friend

“Sorry to hear this Dave! ”
3 of 19 | Posted by: Rebecca (Jeffery L) Hergert - IA

“Sending my sympahy. It was good to see Don & Dee last year at Ogden Fun Days. Be thinking of the Huntley family. Take care.q ”
4 of 19 | Posted by: Sheryl Loudon - Mountain Home, AR

“Thoughts to your family at this time of lost. ”
5 of 19 | Posted by: PAUL eNGELKEN - WOODWARD, IA

“Darren & Teresa. Our sympathy to you and entire family at this difficult time. ”
6 of 19 | Posted by: Jon & Janice Grove - Ames, IA

“Our deepest sympathy and prayers to the family. ”
7 of 19 | Posted by: Milton and Shirley Sturies - IA

“Our sincere sympathies to all the family. ”
8 of 19 | Posted by: Kenny & Marge Bollenbaugh - Boone, IA

“I am so terribly sorry and saddened for your loss, Don was more like a brother to me than a cousin, always helping where he could, I can't help but...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Becci Mayse

“So sorry to hear about your Dad. Prayers for your family at your time of grief. ”
10 of 19 | Posted by: Carl Allender - Des Moines, IA

“We are so very sorry for your loss. Don was such a wonderful, kind, and giving soul. He made everyone he met feel just so much better for having...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Jim & Shelley Garland - Dayton, IA

“So sorry to hear of Don passing. Remember him well. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
12 of 19 | Posted by: Mala Foust - Princeton, MN

“I had the pleasure of working with Don at CDS Global and loved a thousand things about him. Such a kind heart, classy guy, million dollar smile,...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Angie Nash - Boone, IA

“We have lots of good memories of Don from his band playing days, running the Dairy D to his warm loving smile. He always complimented me & had a way...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Georgina Guyer - Waterloo, IA

“Prayers for your family ”
15 of 19 | Posted by: Keith and Tracy Clemons - Ogden, IA

“I remember when Don had the café next Door to us in the A frame building . one winter he parked in the drive way got out of the car went to go...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: Gayle ROGERS - Boone, IA

“My condolences to you and Dee and to all the rest of the family. ”
17 of 19 | Posted by: Natasha Chinnery - Boone, IA

“I worked at CDS-Global with Don for several years. Don always had a smile on his face and a kind word for everyone. A wonderful man! ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: Gena Treganza - Boone, IA

“We are truly sorry to hear of the loss of Donald. Please accept our condolences and may our prayers help comfort you and hasten the journey of his...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Larry & Deanna Leichliter - Ogden, IA

Donald E. Huntley Sr., 81, of Ogden, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2015, at Israel Family Hospice House in Ames.

Don's wishes were to be cremated. A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 21, 2015, at the Leonard Good Community Center, 114 SW 8th St., in Ogden. Pastor Bruce Thomas will officiate. Visitation will be Saturday, from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at the Community Center. For online obituaries and condolences please visit:

Donald Eugene Huntley Sr. was born on August 23, 1934, in Ashland, Wisconsin, the son of Harry and Esther (Harrington) Huntley.

On August 27, 1952, Don was united in marriage to Delilah "Dee" Heck in Bethany, Missouri. To this marriage five children were born: Debbi, Don, Dave, Darren, and Dustine.

Don retired from Osmundson's Manufacturing in Perry in the late 1970's after 25 years of service. He then pursued other opportunities he enjoyed such as driving truck for D.A. Wilson and Land O' Lakes, ran a small ice cream shop in Ogden, and worked at CDS Global in Boone. He also worked at the Boone County 4-H camp, from which he retired.

Don's passion in life included playing in Country-Western bands with his friends, and singing & playing drums. He thoroughly enjoyed his grandkids and attending their extra curricular activities. Nothing made him more happy or brought him more joy than his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Among the survivors are his wife, Delilah "Dee" Huntley of Ogden, Iowa; five children, Debbi Huffman, Don Huntley Jr., David (Kit) Huntley, and Darren (Teresa) Huntley all of Ogden, Iowa, and Dustine (Mike) Peterson of Ogden, Iowa; ten grandchildren, Derek (Kerry) Wirtz, Dani (Josh) Sanders, Loni Huntley, Jessi (Matt) Good, Jim Williams, Kris (Joe) Elsberry, Ashley Vaughn, Whitney (David) Schlicht, Justin (Mackenzie McDowell) Peterson, and Casey Peterson; 19 great grandchildren; and one great-great grandson; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Esther Huntley, and his mother and father-in-law, Alvin and Lelia Heck, two sisters and one brother.

Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.