Donald “Don” Thomas Westall


MORRILL, Nebraska – Donald “Don” Thomas Westall, 81, of Morrill, passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Monday, June 26, 2023.

His memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 1, 2023 at 10 a.m. at the First UMC of Henry Lyman with Pastor Tom Youngquist officiating. Casual attire.  A lunch will be at the Morrill American legion. Everyone is invited at noon. At his request, cremation has taken place. Fond memories and condolences may be left at for the Westall family. Dugan Kramer Funeral Chapel is assisting the family with services.

Don was born on February 28, 1942 to James and Aileen Westall in Ramona, South Dakota. It was in where Donald met the love of his life Lillian. Through this union of 61 years they had two wonderful daughters Vickie and Roberta and Marty.

Through the years Donald worked many jobs he was always looking to better himself and the lives of his family. He worked for the Railroad for 30 years starting in South Dakota and Illinois and eventually ending up in Morrill Nebraska. Papa and Mimi built up the farm for all the kids, great grandkids to build many memories.

Donald is survived by his wife Lillian; daughters Vickie (Rudy), Roberta (Tim); grandchildren Justin (Lisa), Holly, Ryan (Angel), Heather (Shane), several adopted grandchildren; great grandchildren Jameson, Emma, Juliann, Nycole, Kyle, Tuff, Libby, Hunter; brothers Bob (Betty), Rusty (Janice) and Jim (Connie); sisters Janice Terwilliger and Effie Eichmann; step brother Kenny Williams, step sister Kay Julius and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Jerald (Red), James (Gordon) and sisters Joyce and Jeannie, step mother Ruth and step brother Gary Williams.