King-Lynk Funeral Home obituary – Raymond L. Donaldson, 59, Donnellson

Raymond L. Donaldson, 59, of Donnellson, passed away at 11:15 PM on Monday, July 29, 2019 at The Madison.


He was born on October 9, 1959 in Burlington, IA to Edward and Betty Graham Donaldson. Ray worked production at Metromail and Hawkeye Steel in Houghton. He enjoyed mushrooming, hunting, fishing, racing, camping, shooting pool for the Eagle’s and riding his motorcycle. His favorite movie was Avatar.
Survivors include three brothers, Robert (Joyce) Donaldson, Ryan Donaldson and Richard (Cammie) Donaldson all of Ft. Madison; seven nephews and ten nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Regina. Even though Raymond never had any children he had a cat named buddy that mirrored him.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 5 PM at the Ft. Madison Eagles Club. Per his wishes, cremation has been entrusted to King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory and online condolences may be left at

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