Donald Russell Thurber, 83, of Wilmar, died November 7, 2013 at Chapel Woods Nursing Center in Warren.

Mr. Thurber was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, a retired meter reader for ONEOK Gas Company, and a member Trinity New Beginnings Church of God in Monticello.

He was born November 17, 1929 in Ingram County, Mich. and was the son of the late Russell Ned Thurber and Beulah Mildred Fisher Thurber.

Also preceding him in death was his wife Edith Thurber whom he married on January 9, 1954.

Surviving his one brother, Alan Richard Thurber of Tulsa, Okla.

Graveside services and burial was at Lakeview Cemetery in Wichita, Kansas.

Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. November 16, at Trinity New Beginnings Church of God in Monticello. Local arrangements were by Frazer’s Funeral Home of Warren.