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Donald Earl Megraw

September 6, 1939 — June 25, 2022

Lake City

Donald Earl Megraw, age 82, passed away peacefully at home, in Lake City, on June 25, 2022. He was born on September 6, 1939 to Earl and Elsie (Schleusner) Megraw in Rochester, MN where he was raised and educated. He graduated from Rochester High School in 1957 and went on to attend Rochester Junior College, graduating with an associate of Arts Degree in 1959. Don worked as a natural gas pipe liner in Minnesota and Iowa before starting his life-long career with the United States Postal Service. During his 33 years with USPS he served as a proud union steward for the Rochester American Postal Workers Union. Don met and married the love of his life Geri (nee Gile) Ferguson on June 1, 1968. They made their home in Lake City, MN for 54 years and raised their family there. Don loved fishing, hunting, riding motorcycles, building and working on cars, tractors, family trips and get-togethers. He loved and cared for many cats over his lifetime, including some of his favorites Kit Kat, Tom, Puffy and Mitzie, who held a special place in his heart.

He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Geri, daughters Linda (Glenn) Wallerich of Dodge Center, MN, Holly (Bill) Anderson of Rochester, MN, Robin (Eric) Highum of Howell, MI, 2 granddaughters Kelsey (Paul) Durbahn of Albert Lea, MN, Katie Anderson (Joe Gerten) of Cannon Falls, MN and 1 great- grandson, Cael Durbahn. Preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 30, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at the Mahn Family Funeral Home Anderson-Peterson Chapel with one hour of visitation prior to services. Dan Crapo, Mayo Hospice Chaplain will officiate and burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery, Lake City. Pallbearers will be Glenn Wallerich, Bill Anderson, Eric Highum, Paul Durbahn, Joe Gerten and Chuck Solheid.

Mahn Family Funeral Home, Anderson-Peterson Chapel of Lake City is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be left for the family at

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