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Donald V. Dusterhoft

Donald V. Dusterhoft age 91 of Buena Park, CA died Friday July 30, 2021 at his home in Buena Park.

Donald V. Dusterhoft was born April 25, 1930 at Glasston, North Dakota to Victor and Louise (Hartje) Dusterhoft.
He grew up and attended a rural school west of Glasston and completed his education through the 8th grade in Glasston, ND.
He was inducted into the United States Marine Corps in May of 1952 as a PFC 2 and served in Korea during the Korean War.
He was awarded the Korean Service Medal with 2 stars; the United Nations Service Medal and the National Defense Medal and was honorably discharged from the Reserve of the United States Marine Corps in February of 1960.
He married Louise M. Stark at Cavalier April 21, 1954. They lived in Glasston and Cavalier where he worked for area farmers.
In October of 1963 the family moved to California where he worked as a bartender at Johnnie Jay’s in Lakewood and the Irisher in Seal Beach.
Later he owned and operated his own cleaning business and retired as head custodian at Los Alamitos High School in Los Alamitos.
Donald is survived by sons: Roger Dusterhoft of Springfield, MO and Kurt (Cinnamon) Dusterhoft of Indian Trail, NC; daughters: Dorinda (Jon) Gilmore of Westminster, CA, Carolyn (Michael) Coates of Cypress, CA and Joni McGrath of Stratham, NH; eight grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; sisters: Donna Siewert of Drayton, ND and Eleanor Reopelle of Springfield, OR.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Louise, brother, Loren Dusterhoft and sisters: Verna Walls, Beverly Dancses, Marlys Smith, Jan Dusterhoft.
Funeral service will be held on Friday, August 13, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at the United Lutheran Church in Cavalier, ND. Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 12th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Askew Funeral Home, Cavalier, ND.


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David M Jensen Sep 3 2021 1:53 PM

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Lisa Sitler ...God-daughter Aug 12 2021 1:01 PM

To Donnie's Family,
Was so sorry to hear of Donnie's passing. Will miss visiting with him when he would come and stay in the Cavalier area. Thoughts and prayers to keep you strong during this difficult time.
Love, Denise Papenfuss

Denise Papenfuss Aug 10 2021 6:13 PM

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DiAnne Spain Aug 8 2021 9:19 PM

My Thoughts and Prayers go out to You all , ❤️ My Sweetheart, will allays treasure my Memories of hearing from or reaching out to Just wish him a nice Day and let him know his Baby Girl Joni was doing ok. You were Always such a Happy Voice on the other end if the line. Your Family is a true testament of what a lot of Love and Support is all about always there for Each other and those close to them. What a legacy you have. Love you "Sweetheart" always in my Heart
Your Sweetheart Tammi

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