US Air Force

Donald Edward Harding

July 30, 1929 ~ May 20, 2022 (age 92)


Donald “Don” Edward Harding, 92, of Angola, IN passed away on Friday, May 20, 2022 at Lutheran Life Villages in Kendallville, IN. He was born to the late Harold Harding and Kathleen (Hammontree) Madison in Tulsa, OK on July 30, 1929. He graduated from Will Rodgers High School in Tulsa, OK in 1947. Donald married the late Imogene “Jean” Howe on May 11, 1951 in Dallas, TX. Jean was a nurse. Donald retired from the US Air Force in 1976 as a Fighter Pilot and went on to be a Gunsmith for another 40 years. He was a member of the American Legion, Air Force Association, NRA, and NMLRA.

Donald is survived by his children, Donna J. (William Wiethoff) Harding of Port Wing, WI, Michael S. (Martha) Harding of Angola, IN, Jeffrey K. Harding of Kona, Hawaii and daughter, Linda (Eric) Benton of Jefferson, SC; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at a later date at Rose Hill Memorial Park in Tulsa, OK.

Arrangements in care of H.E. Johnson and Sons Funeral Home, Angola, IN.

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