Donald O. Bigelow

  • Born: April 28, 1932
  • Died: February 27, 2016
  • Location: Tiffin, Iowa

Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service

2720 Muscatine Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52240
Tel. (319) 338-1132

Tribute & Message From The Family

Donald O. Bigelow, 83 formerly of the Tiffin area, died Saturday, February 27, 2016, at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown following an extended illness.

There will be a time of visitation from 10 to 11am, Tuesday, March 1, 2016, at the Grace United Methodist Church in Tiffin, followed by burial at the Frytown Cemetery where military honors will be provided. Online condolences may be sent for his family through the funeral home website @

Donald O. Bigelow was born April 28, 1932, in Tiffin, Iowa the son of Oscar and Genevieve (Weeks) Bigelow. Following high school he enlisted in the United States Army where he served his country during the Korean Conflict. Returning to this area, he worked for his father and others in the construction business, and later cared for his parents before their deaths.

His family includes a brother and his wife, Jim and Joyce Bigelow of Iowa City, and a number of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers and 1 sister.

Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Services is caring for Don's family and his services.