Donald J. Guindon passed away peacefully at his home in Washougal, Washington on May 17, 2018 at the age of 82.
He was born on March 23, 1936 in Anaconda, Montana to parents Joseph and Mary Guindon. He joined the United States Marine Corps while in Montana, and was honorably discharged as a Non-Commissioned Officer in 1957.
Donald then moved to Washougal, Washington where his family had relocated, and soon found employment at the Camas Paper Mill. He married Dianne Ritter in 1959, and had three children, Rod, Darla, and Teresa. He served in many different jobs at the mill before retiring as the mill’s Fire Chief. Donald enjoyed the great outdoors of the Northwest, especially hunting and fishing. Later in life he loved to watch and discuss sports.
He is survived by his wife Dianne Guindon of Washougal, brothers Cliff Guindon and Bill Deming, sister Betty Brewer, daughters Darla Malfait of Vancouver, and Teresa (Dave) Nelson of Washougal, son Rod (Betty) Guindon of Washougal, five grandchildren and six great-grand children. He is preceded in death by his brother Raymond Guindon, sister Marie Wimmer, and grandson Ryan Guindon.
A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Camas, Washington on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 12:00 PM.