Don Hood

Estes Park resident Don Hood died Thursday evening, November 29, 2018 at Longmont United Hospital. He was 90 years old.

Donald Paul Hood was born October 11, 1928 in Dixon, IL. His parents were Willis and Florence (Murphy) Hood. Don enlisted in the United States Army in 1950, served two years active followed by four years in the Army Reserves. On April 10, 1953 he married Mary Ellen Vandewiele in Dixon.

Don was a power plant shift supervisor for Public Service Company at the Fort St. Vrain Nuclear Power Plant after working several years in Denver, CO.

After retirement, the couple moved to Estes Park in 1994 where they were members of Mountain View Bible Fellowship. Mary Ellen died November 28, 2016.

Don is survived by three sons Gary (Jill) of Loveland, CO, Kenneth (Lori) of Phillipsburg, MT, Gregory (Susan McLean) of Longmont, CO a daughter Linda Hood of Greeley, CO. He is also survived by five grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will celebrate Don’s life on Friday, December 7, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Mountain View Bible Fellowship.

Memorial gifts may be made to The VFW or The Gideons in care of Allnutt Funeral Service, 1302 Graves Ave. Estes Park, CO 80517.

See www.allnutt.com to send a message to Don’s family.

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