Glackin, Donald John “Donny”
Donald John “Donny” Glackin, 22, of Lisbon, died Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City from an accidental gunshot wound. Services: 4:30 p.m. Monday, at Lisbon Community Schools gymnasium. Visitation: 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Morgan Funeral Home, Mount Vernon Chapel. Burial: Lisbon Cemetery, with full military honors.
Surviving Don are his parents, Brad Glackin, Springville, and Tina Glackin, Sutliff; sister, Andrea Glackin, Lisbon; brother, Spencer Glackin, Springville; and a daughter, Aliyah Rose Glackin, and his fiancee, Angie Demakis, of Cedar Rapids. Donny is also survived by his paternal grandparents, Don and Rose Seeman, Mount Vernon; maternal grandmother, Judy and stepgrandfather John Weaver, Marion; a large extended loving family; and his many friends and military comrades (brothers).
Preceding Donny in death was his grandfather, John Glackin.
Donny was born Oct. 2, 1986, in Cedar Rapids. He graduated from Lisbon High School in 2005. He enlisted while he was in high school in the National Guard. Don was preparing to go to Afghanistan in 2010. Don was currently working as a salesman at Sears, Cedar Rapids.
Donny was a proud member of the Iowa National Guard, Charlie Company, 2/34th BSTB, and just re-enlisted. Don loved to hunt, fish, play video games, play pool, and was a fish aquarium hobbyist.
Don was a new loving, proud, devoted father and loved spoiling his daughter Aliyah. He was a devoted brother to Spencer and sister Andrea. He was a compassionate, caring, and giving person. Don was a tissue and organ donor to help others.
The family would like to thank the personnel at the Iowa National Guard, 2/34th Brigade Special Troops Battalion for their help and generous support and the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for their compassion and caring for Donny and his family.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.