Don “Mick” C. McDonald, 79, Fargo, ND passed away on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Elim Care Center. He was born on January 6, 1938 to Howard and Vivian (Payne) McDonald in Argusville, ND. He grew up in Gardner where he graduated high school in 1956. Following graduation, he worked at Roadway Truck Lines in Fargo. On November 22, 1959 Mick was united in marriage to Carol Thurlow in Sisseton, SD. The couple made their home in Fargo where they raised their children. Mick and Carol bought Farmer’s Bar in Mooreton, ND in 1973 and ran it until 1978. Mick then returned to Roadway Truck Lines until his retirement. Upon retirement, Mick and Carol enjoyed their summers at Star Lake. He loved the outdoors, whether it be hunting, fishing or spending time on his pontoon. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Carol; sons, Kevin (Phyllis) and Kermit McDonald; brother, Bob McDonald; grandchildren, Kyle (Heather) McDonald, Dillon (Courtney) McDonald, and S. Leleah (Geoff) Miser; and 5 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Kirk and Hal McDonald; grandson, Skyler McDonald. There will be a memorial service at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center, Fargo with a visitation one hour prior.
So sad to lose a dear friend of ours, may you rest in peace Mick till we meet again. Our thoughts are with you Carol, Kevin, Phyllis, and Kerm. Our sincerest sympathy.
Kermit, We are so very sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts. Kathy & John, Clarkridge, AR.
Kermit and family , Colleen and I want to let you know we have been thinking of all of you at this time , which is a very difficult one . Words don’t come easy for me at these times . Just wanted all of you to know we care about you , and your family has been in our prayers .
George and Colleen
God bless you Carol and the whole family. We extend our deepest sympathies. We will all see Don again in our heavenly home.
You have our deepest sympathy. Your entire family is in our thoughts and prayers.
Thank you for sharing the video-made me laugh, made me cry. Don’s smile is so prominent in every McDonald generation-an awesome legacy-and what a smile!
So sorry for the loss of Don. I always loved when he and Carol would come to visit Kevin and Phyllis. He had a great sense of humor and love for family. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers. May he rest in peace.
So sorry to here about Donny. We had many good times together.