Donald P. HaltermanAugust 28, 1931 ~ June 16, 2017 (age 85)
Donald P. Halterman, 85, of Indianola, died on Friday, June 16, 2017, at Westview Care Center in Indianola. A graveside service will be held at 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at Newton Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will greet friends after the service with a lunch at the funeral home. Memorials in the family’s name may be left at the funeral home.
Donald, the son of Marion Noah and Vera Effie (Short) Halterman, was born on August 28, 1931 in Grinnell. He grew up and attended school in Grinnell. As an adult Donald lived many years in Moberly, Missouri and back in Iowa; working as a self-employed painter. He was also the lead singer of the Silverlake Playboys band. Donald enjoyed spending time with his family.
Those left to honor Donald’s memory are his children, Linda (Steve) West of Osceola and Donnie Halterman of Woodburn; grandchildren, Josh (Megan) Halterman of Lenox and Leslie, Bobbi, Christopher Halterman-West of Osceola; great-grandchildren, William, Damien, and Ember Halterman; his 11 nieces and nephews; and longtime family friends, Dana Divishek and Johnathan Divishek, Russell Birge, and Robert Allison. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Martin and Robert Halterman; sisters, Mildred Garr and Dorothy Smool; nieces, Marilyn, Peggy, and Barb; and nephews, Leonard and Wilbur.