Mt. Vernon Register-News

January 15, 2013

Donald Green


MT. VERNON — — Donald E. Green, 69, of Pontiac, died 7:04 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington.

He was born Jan. 15, 1943, in Mt. Vernon, son of James E. and Alice E. (Smith) Green.

Donald had been a self-employed carpenter. He served his country in the United States Air Force from 1961 to 1963. He was educated in Mt. Vernon Grade School and Mt. Vernon High School.

He is survived by his father, James Green of Woodridge; daughter, Sara Beth (Craig) Shepherd of Plainfield; sisters, Barbara A. Randall of Woodridge and Beverly A. (Dennis) Krahell of Johnstown; and grandchildren, Abigail Shepherd, Lauren Shepherd and Evan Shepherd.

He was preceded in death by his mother; one brother, James R. Green; and two sons, Steven P. Green and Brian D. Green.

Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Pontiac with Pastor James O. Wolf III officiating. Donald has chosen to be donated to the Anatomical Gift Association of Illinois.

The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, a donation be made to the First Baptist Church in Pontiac.

Duffy-Baier-Snedecor Funeral Home, Pontiac, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family at