Leslie W. Donaldson 02/25/2013
Leslie W. Donaldson
Leslie W. Donaldson, 85, of Canton, died, February 25, 2013, at Maplewood Campus, Canton. Services will be private. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Richville. Leslie is survived by his wife Helen, sons Leslie K. and wife Linda Donaldson, DeKalb Junction, Lee and wife Catherine Donaldson, Canton, Larry D. and wife Diane Donaldson, Canton, a daughter, Leola and husband Kenneth Fredette, Canton, 17 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, 5 great great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Jesse, Bernard, and Elmer Donaldson, sisters, Edna Eggleston, Florence Hilts, and Fannie Smith. He was born on July 15, 1927, in Gouverneur, the son of Jesse and Fannie Buck Donaldson. Leslie married Helen Blair on December 14, 1944. Leslie owned and operated his dairy farm in the Town of DeKalb for over 50 years. He loved to do woodworking, hunt, and going to field days. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to American Diabetes Association.