Donald L. Reno passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at Rogue Valley Medical Center. He was born December 11, 1931, in St. Joseph, Mo., to Randy and Elsie Reno.
Donald married Bonnie Opal Henderson November 23, 1953, in Dallas, Texas. He served in and retired from the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a fourth degree member of the Knights of Columbus, and did community volunteer work with St. Vincent de Paul. Donald was a philatelist (stamp collector), old movie aficionado, and a Civil War enthusiast. He was a friend to all he met.
Survivors include his wife, Bonnie; six children; 16 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and countless family members and friends from coast to coast. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, Raphael P. Reno.
A funeral Mass with military honors will be celebrated Tuesday, May 29, 2012, 8:30 a.m., at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Medford, Ore. The viewing will be held prior to the Mass at 8:00 a.m. Father Angelo of Sacred Heart will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.
Arrangements are by Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives, 541-770-6505.