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Donald Stewart Reifsteck, 73, of El Dorado, passed away Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018 at Timberlane Health and Rehabilitation.

He was born Nov. 28, 1944 to Paul Fredrick and Louise Marie Verstreate Reifsteck in Canandaigua, New York. He was a carpenter and was of the Baptist faith.

Preceding him in death are his parents; and wife, Levenia Reifsteck; sisters, Louise Ambrose Deborah Roberts and Helen Clark; children, Billy Williams, Donald Jeffery “Butch” Skyner, Donna Sue Reifsteck; and previous wife of 28 years and life-long friend, Linda Robinson .

Survivors include his four daughters, Cynthia Ratliff (John) of Missouri Valley, Iowa, Diane Caswell (Tommy) of Hope, Angel Faulkner (Joe) of El Dorado, Karrie Yarbro (Jason) of Forrest City; brother, Kenneth Reifsteck of Sodas, New York; 15 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

The family will have a private memorial service at a later date with C.E. McCall officiating. Cremation services were entrusted to Young’s Funeral Directors.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Life Touch Hospice, 2308 Champagnolle Rd., El Dorado, AR 71730.

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