Donald W. VrbaFebruary 23, 1947 ~ January 20, 2018 (age 70)
Donald W. Vrba, 70, of Cresco, Iowa, died on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah, IA.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 26, 2018, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Protivin, IA with Father Kyle Digmann presiding. Burial will be in Holy Trinity Cemetery Protivin, IA. Visitation will be held from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 26, at the church. Hindt-Hudek Funeral Home in Protivin is assisting the family.
Donald was born on February 23, 1947, in Maple Leaf, IA, son of William and Frances (Haskovec) Vrba. He attended school in Protivin until high school where he graduated from Cresco High School. Donald went on to enlist in the United States Army. After his honorable discharge Donald attended school in Calmar for plumbing and heating. Later in life he also went to auctioneering school. Donald worked in maintenance for Donaldson’s Manufacturing.
Don was a talented musician, playing in a few bands over the years. He will be greatly missed by family, friends and neighbors.