Donald J. Enrietta

Donald J. Enrietta







Virden – Donald J. Enrietta, 91 of Virden, IL, passed away Tuesday June 18, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.

Don was born March 21, 1928 in Springfield, IL, a son of Paul and Regina (Sokach) Enrietta. He was a graduate of Virden High School Class of 1946 and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War as a corporal. He married Bendena Osborne March 21, 1951 at Fort Leonardwood, MO. Don was a member of Sacred Heart Church Virden, IL, the Virden Rotary Club, the American Legion Post # 386 Virden, IL. and active in community affairs.

Don is survived by his wife, Bendena Enrietta of Virden, IL, a son Evan (Bobbi) Enrietta of Virden, IL, 3 step-grandchildren, Lyndasy and Josh Kenady and Kali (Nathan) Christison, 8 step-great grandchildren. Preceding in death were his parents, and a step-granddaughter Kira Kenady.

Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.n. Sunday June 23, 2019 at Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home Virden, IL, with a prayer service at 4:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday June 24, 2019 at Sacred Heart Church. Father James Palakudy officiating. Pallbearers:  Bruce Fairfull, Mark Peters, Thomas Brozich, Pete Jeffers, Kim Ball and Bill Ferry with Honorary Pallbearer, Scott Boyd.  Burial will be in Virden Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Legion Post # 386 Virden, IL. Please visit www.calvert-ferryfuneralhomes.comto leave a comment for the family.

8 thoughts on “Donald J. Enrietta

  1. Bendena: Sorry for your loss. Don was a joy to know and I have fond memories of our visits and ushering together @ Sacred Heart.

  2. Bendena – So sorry to hear this news. I have many fond memories of you and Don and visiting you for holidays. Sending our love and prayers to you during this very difficult time. All my love, Lisa (Cox) Barker, Ian and Brittany.

  3. I will always remember Don as an usher at Sacred Heart Church; he was always very kind and would have something funny to say. We are so sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers to all.

  4. Bendena and family, May God’s comfort and peace be yours in this difficult time. Holding you in the light.

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