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Ronald Donato

Ronald Donato, a resident of rural Mounds, died Tuesday afternoon, March 16, 2004 at Okmulgee Memorial Hospital. He was 60 years of age. He was born February 27, 1944 in Chicago to Joseph and Maria S. (Muzark) Donato. He grew up in Chicago and lived in Denver for 20 years prior to moving to this area in 2000. He was sales manager for Mike Bailey Motors in Henryetta for the past 4 years. Ronald loved hunting and fishing and remained very fond of Denver and the Mountains. He was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy (Gumm) Donato, of the home, a son, Joseph Donato of Calumet, Ill., a daughter, Julie Langland of Evergreen park, Ill., two step-daughters, Cindy Howard and Reesa Shearer, both of Mounds, and a sister, Noreen Tuka of Arvada, Colo. The family will receive friends from 10-3 P.M. Thursday at the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home Chapel in Okmulgee. Services and interment will be in Denver.