Clial D. McDonald


Clial D. McDonald, 89, of Sarasota, Fla., and formerly of Garden City, died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014.

Clial D. McDonald, 89, of Sarasota, Fla., and formerly of Garden City, died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014.

He was born Nov. 6, 1924, in Lincoln, Neb., and graduated from Trenton High School in 1943. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Mr. McDonald was in general veterinary practice in the Downs/Osborne area for nearly 20 years and finished his career with USDA as a federal veterinary meat inspector at the Griffiths packing plant and Pork Packers International Packing in Downs.

He is survived by his wife, Georgia Holmes McDonald; a daughter, Chloe Harralson of Sarasota; and two granddaughters. He was preceded in death by his mother, Violet Leopold; and his father, Clial H. McDonald.

Memorials are suggested to Johnson Cancer Research Center, 1 Chalmers Hall, Kansas State University, 1700 Anderson Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502 or The Marine Corp League of Salina.

Condolences may be sent to the family at 5951 Clubside Drive, Sarasota, FL 34243.

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