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.


Condolence & Memory Journal

My sympathy goes out to the family during your time of grief. May God's loving-kindness comfort you and help you through this difficult time. (Psalm 119:50,76)

Posted by A. M.    March 06, 2016

God's speed Uncle Don. From the sojourn of life, may you now walk in eternal happiness with the loved ones whom have gone before you.

Posted by Craig Bigelow - IL   February 29, 2016

My deepest sympathy

Posted by Irma Rohrbach - Corpus christi, TX   February 29, 2016

So sorry to hear of your loss, my prayers and thoughts go out to you and your family....Don will be missed...

Posted by Becky (Reichardt) Bergmann - Clarence - Family   February 29, 2016