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Obituary: Donald L. Poindexter

Mar 18, 2017 09:19AM ● Published by Jim

Donald L. Poindexter

Donald L. Poindexter, age 61 of Waupun, passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Dycora Transitional Health in Beaver Dam.

Donald was born on October 11, 1955 in Detroit, MI, the son of Jimmy Poindexter and Laquita "Fay" Franklin Derise. He enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1973 and proudly served his country for nine years. Donald worked as a computer programmer. On January 17, 2015, he was united in marriage to Kellee Galloway in Beaver Dam. 

Donald is survived by his wife, Kellee of Waupun; his daughter, Rebecca Poindexter of Muscoda, WI; his mother, Fay (Al) Derise of Texas; siblings, Gini Swabb, Karyn Johnson, Larry Poindexter, Alexis "Al" Derise Jr., all of Texas, Angela Humpheries of Illinois and Victoria Poindexter of Wisconsin; and further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, grandparents and other relatives.

A memorial gathering for Donald will be held on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at Praise Assembly of God, 119 W. Maple Ave., Beaver Dam from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the memorial service at 12:00 noon. Rev. Randy Carey will officiate. 

Cornerstone Funeral & Cremation Services in Beaver Dam is honored to be serving the family. You may send private online condolences or sign the family’s guest book at www.cstonefs.com

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