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Thursday, September 9, 2021

Obituary- Donald William Hemmen

Donald William Hemmen, age 95, of Belton, Missouri, passed away on Monday, September 6, 2021.

A funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. at St. Sabina Catholic Church, 700 Trevis Ave., Belton, Missouri 64012 followed by inurnment at Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery, 7601 Blue Ridge Blvd., Raytown, Missouri 64138.

Donald was born in Wichita, Kansas on December 18, 1925 to Joseph Ambrose Hemmen and Helen Geneva (Nedeau) Hemmen. After graduating high school Donald honorable served his country in the United States Army. Donald was a D-Day veteran during WWII. Upon returning home, Donald continued his education receiving his Bachelor of Arts in Business from Creighton University. He was joined in marriage with his late wife, Ella Hemmen. Donald started his own business supplying industrial electrical equipment and had a large part in the creation of Crown Center. Donald was a fantastic homeowner, able to fix and replace anything keeping his home in top shape. He enjoyed golfing, had a gift to make others laugh, and was very well liked by those around him.

Donald was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Ella Hemmen; parents, Joseph and Helen Hemmen; and sister Roberta Paddock.

He is survived by his two sons, Thomas J. Hemmen and Jeffery P. Hemmen; and daughter, Christine M. Scott (Kenneth).

Arrangements: Cullen Funeral Home, Raymore, Missouri 816.322.5278