Donald Lyle Countryman Sr. died Aug. 1. He was 79.

Mr. Countryman was born Oct. 13, 1933, in Flint, Mich. He was raised in Clackamas and graduated from Milwaukie High School. He enlisted in the Air Force during the Korean War and served in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain.

 He was preceded in death by his parents, Hazel and Al Tice, Sweet Home; and his brother, Bob, Idaho. He is survived by his wife Peggy, Gresham; son, Don Jr. (Cortina), La Center, Wash.; daughter, Shari Henderson (Jody), Clackamas; and two grandchildren.

A funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Henry Church in Gresham.