Donald Leroy Green (Dude), 90
He passed away February 11, 2022 at his home with children and his dog Penelope by his side in Carey, Idaho. He was born July 10, 1931, at Hagerman, Idaho. He was the 6th child of John W Green and Annie Ellen Crist.
In 1940 his family moved to Carey and settled out Fish Creek. He attended school in Carey and graduated in 1951.
He married his sweetheart, Mary Albrethsen when he was twenty-two years old on October 30, 1953 in the LDS Idaho Falls Temple. To this union were born four children, Connie, Sheila, Debbie, and Kyle.
He enlisted in the Army from 1954-1956. He was a member of the 514th AAA Opr and Intelligence Specialist, SP3. He worked as a Deputy Sherriff for The Blaine County Sheriff’s Department for 25 years and retired in 1988 where he spent time on his farm. He was a farmer at heart.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years and three children, Sheila Hunter of Twin Falls, Debbie Hurst (Tom) of Flagstaff, AZ, and Kyle Green (Tracy) of Carey, 11 grandchildren, and 18 great-grandchildren, his nephews, nieces, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Ellen Green; daughter, Connie Green; four brothers, Leeland Green, Bill Green, Marion Green, Charlie Green and one sister, Jackie Rudd.
The services will be held Saturday, February19, 2022 at 11:00 am at the Carey LDS Church. Internment will follow at the Carey Cemetery. Friends may visit, Friday, February 18, 6:00 to 7:00 pm at the Wood River Chapel in Hailey and 10:00 to 10:45 at the church on Saturday.
The family would like to thank nurses and staff of Idaho Home Health & Hospice, nurses and staff of Hospice and Palliative Care of the Wood River Valley and his Care Givers.
A memorial fund has been created, donations may be given to Hospice & Palliative Care and of the Wood River Valley, PO Box 4320 Ketchum, Idaho 83340, Susan G. Komen, (Breast Cancer Foundation) 13770 Noel Road, Suite 801889, Dallas, TX 75380, Idaho Home Health and Hospice, 329 Washington St, Gooding, Idaho 83330