Donald Vriezelaar PROSPERITY – Donald William Vriezelaar, 61, of 70 Hunter Lane, Prosperity, died Sunday, July 11, 2004 at Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital. Mr. Vriezelaar was born on June 20, 1943 in Myrtle Beach, a son of Margaret McRee Hunter Vriezelaar and the late Donald W Vriezelaar. Mr. Vriezelaar retired from U.S Air Force, with 23 years of service as a Lt. Colonel. He was a graduate of The Citadel, Class of 1965. Mr. Vriezelaar is survived by his mother of Prosperity; two daughters and sons-in-law, Cammi and Greg Bell of Mill Valley, CA and Jodie and Chris Jeffery of Savannah, GA; two sons and daughters-in-law, Daren and Laura Vriezelaar of Oak Point, TX and Job and Jennifer Jeffery of Gaston, SC: a sister, Carrie V. Cole of San Antonio, TX; nine grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Carolyn Ruth Henderson Vriezelaar, who died on June 30, 2003. Graveside funeral service with full military honors for Donald W. Vriezelaar will be conducted at 11:00 Wednesday at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church Cemetery by Rev. Art Hallman and Rev. Delano Ricard. Memorials may be made to St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 4056 St. Lukes Church Road, Prosperity, SC 29127.
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