Donald Whipple

Alton | Friday, March 3 2023 |

Donald Glen Whipple, 74, died at 5:50 p.m. on Friday, March 3, 2023, at Christian Hospital NE. He was born December 3, 1948, in Alton the son of the late Wallace David and Elsie Monette (Webb) Whipple.  He proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was a member of the Wood River VFW Post 2859.  Surviving is one sister and her husband, Vicki and Arthur Swain of St. Mary’s Ohio.  He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, David Whipple, and Becky Sue an infant sister.  Visitation will be Tuesday, March 7, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at noon at Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Burial will be at Valhalla Memorial Park in Godfrey. Memorials may be made to the 5A’s Animal Shelter or Wood River VFW  Post 2859.  Additional information and an online guest book may be found at

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Gent Funeral Home

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