Donald Dutch Whitlock 84 of Watertown and formerly of Webster died on Sunday, September 18, 2011 at a Watertown Nursing Home.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 Friday, September 23, 2011 at Christ The King Catholic Church in Webster. Burial will be at St. Ottos Cemetery.
Visitation will on Thursday 2-4 P.M. then continuing at the church with a 7 P.M. Rosary Service.
Donald Dutch Eugene Whitlock was born on Sunday, July 3, 1927 at Bradley, South Dakota to William and Wilma (Fryberger) Whitlock. He attended country school near his home and also attended Bradley High School. After he received his education he farmed near Bradley.
On January 12, 1951 he was united in marriage to Deloris Gebur at Clark, South Dakota. On January 15, 1951 he entered the U.S. Army and served on the front lines in Korea. He received the Korean Service Medal with one Silver Star, the Korean War Medal, the United Nations Service Medal and the Combat Infantry Badge. After his discharge in October 1952 he and his wife, Deloris made their home in Webster. He worked for General Mills Feed and Seed which later became Anderson Feed and Seed. In the mid 1960s he began working for the City of Webster in the Street Department where he worked until his retirement in 1990. The couple moved to Watertown a year ago.
Dutch enjoyed gardening, hunting and fishing. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
Dutch passed away on Sunday, September 18, 2011 at Watertown, South Dakota at the age of 84 years, 2 months and 15 days.
Survivors include his wife, Deloris of Watertown; twin sons, Dale (Cherrie) Whitlock of Webster, SD and Dallas (Deb) Whitlock of Watertown, SD; four brothers, Bill (Joyce) Whitlock of Ohio, Richard (Ramona) Whitlock of Watertown, SD, Dennis Whitlock of California and Robert Whitlock of Watertown, SD; one sister, Judy (Harlan) Johnson of Watertown, SD; six grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Lela and Alene.
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