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Donald Earl Gochnour

August 17, 1934 ~ November 16, 2017 (age 83) 83 Years Old

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Graveside Service
November 28, 2017

2:00 PM
Forest Lawn Cemetery
6701 30th Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98126


Donald Earl Gochnour, 83, of Seattle died on November 16th, 2017 at his home in West Seattle.

He was born in Wenatchee, Washington on August 17, 1934 to Albert Ross and Helen Gochnour. Don was a long time West Seattle resident who worked for Boeing and retired in 1996.

Don was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing as well as family camping trips. He loved to bring laughter to others by telling them his jokes and playing jokes on them.

Don is survived by his wife of 61 years Inge, daughters Judy, Linda (Jim Clark) and son Dan (Julie). Grandchildren Eric (Cheryl), Troy, Heidi (LaMarr), Chris, Amy (Justin Fowler) and Brian and great grandchildren Marcell, Josiah and Hope.

There will be a graveside service at Forest Lawn in West Seattle on 11/28/2017 at 2:00 pm (friends and family are welcome to attend) and a celebration of his life will be held at a later date.

Donations in his name may be made to The American Cancer Society, at


Condolences may be left in Don’s online guestbook at


Arrangements entrusted to Emmick Family Funeral Home of West Seattle

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