Donald G. Heidorn, 81, of River Forest, died on March 11, 2018. Born in Melrose Park on July 11, 1936, he was a U.S. Army veteran. 

Mr. Heidorn is survived by his wife, Bonnie; his children, Martin Heidorn and Holly Heidorn Schafer; his grandchildren Jack, Maura and William Schafer; his nephews, Joseph (Melinda) and Richard (Kimberly) Sundland; his great-nephews, Kyle and Maryn Sundland, and Lauren Sundland; and the cousin and friend of many. He was preceded in death by his parents Martin and Adeline Heidorn; and his brother-in-law, Thomas (Joyce) Teich. 

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, March 16, in the chapel of the First Baptist Church of Oak Park, 820 Ontario St., Oak Park. Interment is private. 

In lieu of flowers, donations to First Baptist Church of Oak Park or Brookfield Zoo are appreciated.  

Arrangements were handled by Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home.

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