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Donald E. Trautvetter

December 27, 1932 ~ April 7, 2017 (age 84)

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Graveside Service
April 13, 2017

12:00 PM
New Loraine Cemetery
Loraine, IL 62349

Donald E. Trautvetter, 84, of Quincy passed away on Friday, April 7, 2017 in the North Adams Home in Mendon.

Donald was born on December 27, 1932 in Stillwell to the late Carl “Babe” and Celia (Adair) Trautvetter. He married Carol Maxine Thompson on December 22, 1950.  She preceded him in death on October 27, 2003.

Donald worked for Moormans for over 34 years. He was a member of the Avion Trailer Club and enjoyed going to rodeos, roping, riding horses, traveling in his motor home, wintering in Queen Creek, Arizona and was a huge John Wayne Fan. He loved his two horses Prince and Blue.

Surviving are; a daughter-in-law, Nancy Trautvetter of Lisle, one grandson, Kyle Matthew Trautvetter of Lombard, one step-grandson, Vito Lantz, Jr. of Rhode Island and his companion Patsy Rarick of Quincy.

He was preceded in death by his son, Rodney Eugene Trautvetter.

Graveside services will be 12:00 P.M. on Thursday, April 13, 2017 in the New Loraine Cemetery in Loraine with Reverend Henry Pratt officiating. Memorial contributions have been suggested to the Faith Journey Church in Quincy. The Hunter Funeral Home in Mendon has been entrusted with the arrangements. You are invited to share memories of Donald and leave condolences at

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