Donald E. Mahaffey
Posted: Tuesday, Apr 9th, 2013
PERU - Donald E. Mahaffey, 80, of Peru, formerly of Mendota, died April 3, 2013 at Heritage Health Care Center, Peru.
Services were private. Ptak Funeral Home, Peru assisted the family with arrangements.
Mr. Mahaffey was born Oct. 1, 1932 in Mendota to John and Sadie (Hoerner) Mahaffey. He married Nancy Dee on Jan. 1, 1966 at St. Mary’s Church in Peru.
Survivors include his wife of Peru; one daughter, Susan (Paul) Rutkowski of Normal; two grandchildren, Jake and Ryder Rutkowski; one brother, John Mahaffey of LaMoille; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Velva Maynard and Valaria Zimmeran.
Mr. Mahaffey was a graduate of Mendota High School. He and his wife retired as independent sales representatives for Books Are Fun of Fairfield, Iowa.
Online condolences may be expressed at ptakfh.com.