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Donald Rene Van de Graaf

April 27, 1939 ~ August 27, 2021 (age 82)

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Donald Rene van de Graaf, passed peacefully on August 27, 2021 in Highlands Ranch, Colorado at the young age of 82.

Donald was born to Lucien and Agnes van de Graaf on April 27,1939 in Surabaya, Indonesia.

Donald was a humble, kind & beautiful soul. He loved playing his 45s (records), loved music, fishing, dancing, soccer, the Dallas Cowboys, an occasional scoop of coffee ice cream while sitting in his favorite chair and especially loved to be surrounded by family and friends.

After sharing years of life and love with both his first wife, Ellen and second wife Beppie they proceed Donald in death.

He was a wonderful father (pop) to his 3 son’s: Fabian (Patrice), Jeffery and David (Juanita) van de Graaf. He a very loved grandfather of Alasandra, Michael, Samantha, David Jr, Faith, Anaya, River, Andrew, Braeden and Connor and great grandfather to Meilani. Donald is also survived by his stepdaughters Monique (David) Fisser Miguel and Nicole Fisser. Brother to Jan (proceeded in death), Dirk, Bert (proceeded in death) and Humphrey van de Graaf.   

No services are scheduled due to COVID19 restrictions; however a celebration of his life will be held at a later date.

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