Donavan Tolifson, age 84 of Phoenix, Ariz., passed away on Sept. 28, 2009.
Don was born on Dec. 8, 1924 in Windom, Minn. where he worked as a farmer before relocating to Arizona with hes family. He retired from the city of Phoenix where he worked in the water department as a water meter reader. Don is survived by his wife, Arlene; sons, Gayle (Christina), Lyle (Laura); daughter, Patricia; seven grandchildren; and eleven great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Friday, October 2 at Green Acres Glendale Mortuary. Interment was at Resthaven Park Cemetery in Glendale, Ariz. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Valley in his name.