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Donald "Chops" LaLumondier, Highland, ILL OBIT posted in Missouri

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Donald "Chops" LaLumondier, Highland, ILL OBIT posted in Missouri

Posted: 1532901808000
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: LaLumondier
Source: Jefferson County Leader Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017

Note: I have no connection with this family. Information was posted for those who are researching this surname.


Donald “Chops” LaLumondier, 75, of Highland, Ill. Died Oct. 13, 2017, at the Highland Health Care Center. Mr. LaLumondier was born and raised in Crystal City, attending the Fulton Deaf School and graduating from Crystal City High School. He also attended Ranken Technical College and worked as a machinist/tool and die maker for various companies in the Metro St. Louis area. He and his wife live in Festus for more than 40 years, where he coached Little League baseball for many years and was a good bowler with a high score of 279. They also enjoyed camping and were members of the Moonshine Campers Club. Mr. LaLumondier played softball for 30 years and was named to the St. Louis Deaf Sports Hall of Fame, holding the record for most RBIs in one game. He was a member o Saint Paul Catholic Church; Knights of Columbus Council 1580 in Highland; the Greater St. Louis Association of the Deaf; and the Gateway Silent Seniors. Born Nov. 17, 1941, in Crystal City, he was the son of the late Adam and Corinne (Wagner) LaLumondier.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years: Harriet Susan (Vaugh) LaLumondier of Highland, whom he married Sept. 11, 1965, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Crystal City; a daughter : Lisa A. (Dan) Noeltner of Highland; a son: Mark D. (Trisha) LaLumondier of Hendersonville, Tenn.; four grandchildren: Madison S. and Chase D. Noeltner of Highland and Korryn M. and Zachary M. LaLumondier of Hendersonville; a sister: Cynthia M. (Wayne) Douglas of Crystal City; and a brother: Richard H. (John Marsten) LaLumondier of Gaithersburg, MD.

He was preceded in death by a sister: Susan A. Perryman, who died in 1987.

Visitation is scheduled from 9 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home, 1501 Ninth St., in Highland. Funeral Mass will follow at 11a.m. At Saint Paul Catholic Church, 1412Ninth St., officated by Father Pat G. Jakel. Memorials may be made to the Activity Fund at Highland Health Care Center, to the family or to a charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements are under the direction of Spenger-Boulanger Funeral Home

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