Chester A. “Mac” McDonald Jr., 73, West Baden Springs

SFC (Retired) Chester A. “Mac” McDonald, Jr. 73, of West Baden Springs, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, June 28, 2018.

He was born in Galveston, Texas, on June 6, 1945, to Chester and Frances E. “Burns” McDonald.
Chester married Mary Allstott and she survives.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one son; one brother; and  one sister.

He was a VUJC Life Member Alumni and also a Northwood Alumni where he acquired his Bachelor’s Degree.

Chester earned a Silver Star and three Bronze Stars in the United States Army while completing two and a half tours in Vietnam.  

He retired at the rank of Sergeant First Class from the United States Army.

Chester is survived by his wife, Mary McDonald, West Baden Springs; one brother, Michael “Mick” McDonald, Omaha, Nebraska; one sister, Deborah Sanders, Omaha, Nebraska; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

A Funeral Mass will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 2 at Our Lady of the Springs Catholic Church in French Lick. Burial will follow at the Moores Ridge Cemetery.

Visitation will be Sunday, July 1, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Brosmer-Kemple Chapel, French Lick.

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