AMerican Veteran 11

Donald Benson Jolley

February 8, 1947 ~ July 16, 2022 (age 75)
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Donald Jolley, 75, passed away at his home on July 16, 2022.

Don was born February 8, 1947, in Lovell to Gerald and Alma Jolley. He grew up on the family farm outside of Lovell, surrounded by his siblings and many cousins. Don enjoyed wrestling, riding horses, and working on the family farm.

Don graduated from Lovell High School in 1965. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corp in 1966 and served honorably until March 1969. He met Sheila Scholting in Sacramento, California and they were married March 21, 1969, in Lovell and have shared the last 53 years together. Their union was blessed with four children: Mike, Bryant, Jaime, and Adam.

Don held many jobs over the years: Plant Foreman and Plant Supervisor for America Colloid in North Dakota, Team Leader at Georgia Pacific, and drove truck on and off over the years.

He was preceded in death by his parents Alma and Gerald Jolley; his son Bryant and 5 other children; and his brother Barry.

Don is survived by his wife Sheila; their children Mike (Linda) Jolley, Jamie Hoover, and Adam (Mikki) Jolley; sisters Barbara (Dusty) Fuller and Cindy (Mike) Stewart; brothers Gary (Julie) Jolley, David (Garnet) Jolley, and Brent (Lizz) Jolley; 9 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Interment of Ashes and Military Services for immediate family will be held at the Lovell Cemetery on August 5th at 10:00 a.m. A luncheon will follow the services at the LDS Church.

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Interment of Cremains
August 5, 2022

10:00 AM
Lovell Cemetery
1123 Lane 13
Lovell, Wyoming 82431


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