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Donald Edward McNearney

Donald Edward McNearney

Donald Edward McNearney, 78, of Rosemount, Minnesota, passed away August 15, 2018. Preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Marion and daughter, Mary. Donald is survived by his wife, Diane of fifty-two years; daughters, Jennifer, Molly, Elizabeth (Scott), son, Thomas (Bella), sister, Regina, and grandsons, Jesse Logan and Alex. Donald was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend to everyone.

Born on June 26, 1940, Don was a lifetime resident of Rosemount. Don enlisted in the United States Naval Construction Battalions (Seabees). After the Navy, Don began a 46-year long career in construction working for Kraus-Anderson. He also served as a volunteer firefighter for Rosemount Fire Department for over 25 years and was a member of The American Legion. Don loved spending time with his family, working on his house and yard. He spent his free time fishing and hunting. He also enjoyed reading, history and telling jokes.

Mass of Christian Burial for Don will be on 11:00 AM Monday, August 20, 2018, St Joseph's Catholic Church, 13900 Biscayne Ave. Rosemount, MN with visitation one hour prior to Mass. Don will be laid to rest at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Rosemount, MN.

Memorial donations may be made to Lifeworks Services, Inc. at or by mail at: 2965 Lone Oak Drive Suite 160, Eagan, MN 55121 (651-454-2732).

Until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of his hand.

White Funeral Home

Apple Valley 952-432-2001