Donald Beiser

Jerseyville |

Donald "Dink" Beiser, 61, passed away at 12:45 pm Friday December 25, 2009 at home.

He was born on March 27, 1948 in Carrollton, IL the son of Ira Eugene & Dorothy (Closser) Beiser.

He was formerly married to Anita "LeAnn" Beiser. She preceded him in death on February 12, 2009

He enjoyed farming, hunting, bowling, and was a former member of the Jerseyville Elks Lodge 954, a member of the Jerseyville American Legion Post 492, a member of the Illinois Farm Bureau, and a member of the Jersey County Fair Board.

He is survived by three sons and two daughters-in-law and one daughter and son-in-law, Duane & Stacy Beiser of Moro, Rebecca "Becki" & Phil Droege of Dow, Darin Beiser & Lisa Simpson of Jerseyville, and David "Whitey" Beiser of Jerseyville, six grandchildren, Wade & Meghan Beiser, Madelyn & Luke Droege, Karli Beiser and Shaylee Beiser; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Peggy & Jim Frazier of Brighton, Gayle Walkington of Jerseyville, Rhonda & Gary Krueger of Dow, and Daniel "Boone"
Beiser of Jerseyville.

In addition to his father, he was also preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Bob Walkington.

In celebration of his life visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm Wednesday
December 30, 2009 at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville where funeral services will be held at 10 am Thursday December 31, 2009 with Rev. Charles West officiating.

Burial will follow at East Newbern Cemetery in Dow with full miliaty rites.

Memorials may be made to Jersey County Veterans Assistance Commission.

Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto are in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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