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Donald 'Bud' Stark

PINE RIVER — Donald “Bud” Stark, age 79, of Pine River, passed away Thursday, July 28, 2011, at Essentia Health St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Brainerd. He was born in Minneapolis to Donald and Arlene Stark on Aug. 5, 1931. He was an airline pilot for TWA for 31 years.

Bud is survived by his wife of 61 years, Dorothy, and their children, Dan Stark and wife, Susan, Deborah Rowell and husband, Rick, Terry Coughlin and husband, Patrick, Valorie Pearson and husband, Richard, Rohn Stark and wife, Ann; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Memorial services will be 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2 at Faith Assembly of God Church, Pine River. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.  Arrangements are with Kline Funeral Home, Pine River.