McIntyre Donald J. McIntyre, 76, of White Bear Lake, passed away April 5, 2003. Preceded in death by his wife, Lillian. He was born in Spencertown, New York on April 26, 1926. He was an exceptional husband, father, grandfather and friend. An eternal optimist, he loved nature, music and family gatherings, was honest and fair. Don, an inventive entrepreneur and idealist, was committed to improving the world. His passion for life inspired many. "Mac" was an Osman Potentate with the Shriner's, member of the VFW, and the Blockheads. Survived by children, Gerald (Nancy), Sandra Hartzke (Don), Holly Nordahl (Mark), Donald, Jr. (Rita), Christal (Beth), and Bonny; 13 grandchildren; and 3.5 great-grandchildren. Memorial Service April 9, 2003 at 10:30 AM, First Memorial Waterston Chapel, 4343 Nicollet Ave S., Mpls. (612-825-2435), followed by Interment at Fort Snelling. "Cuimhnich air na daoine O'n d' thaining thu" (Remembering those from whom we are descended). "Per Ardua (Through difficulties). Memorials preferred to Our Lady of Good Counsel Hospice in St. Paul.

Published on April 8, 2003

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