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Donald E. Tonos

July 11, 1946 — March 18, 2020

Donald E. Tonos, 73, of Herrin, Illinois, formerly of Chicago, passed away at 3:16 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at his home.

Donald was born in Chicago on July 11, 1946 to John and Helen (Galik) Tonos. He married Sandra Lockett on May 4, 1968 in Chicago and to this union three children.  Donald was a choir member at First Baptist Church of Energy, Illinois and was a proud veteran of the United States Army, having served during the Korean Conflict.

Survivors include two daughters, Kandy King and Tania Tonos; a son, Donald Tonos and daughter-in-law, Rachel Tonos; four grandchildren, Christian Kimbrough, Jordan, Isaiah, and Ian Tonos a brother, Robert Tonos; and his ex-wife, Sandra Tonos.

Donald was a beloved father, husband, grandfather, brother and friend to everyone who knew him.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A private graveside service will be held in Harrison Cemetery in Buckner, Illinois.

Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin is assisting the family with arrangements.

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