GRANGEVILLE: Don J. Olmstead, 74 passed away Thursday December 11, 2014 at his home in Grangeville, Idaho. Donald was born on November 21, 1940 in Longview, Washington to Vernon and Ruth Olmstead.
Donald was a Staff-Sargent in the United States Air Force for many years. Donalds career in the military ended when he was disabled out of service in 1974. Donald did 3 tours in Vietnam as a dog handler.
Donald is survived by his wife, Joyce (Rainwater) Olmstead and daughters; Bonnie Merrill, Idaho, Marian Rettig, Washington, Colleen Rettig, Japan, 6 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.
Cremation has taken place and arrangements are under the direction of the Blackmer Funeral Home, Grangeville, ID. Send codolences to the family to Blackmerfuneralhome.com