Douglass A. Hartsell, age 74, of McHenry, passed away Friday, December 9, 2016, at Alden Terrace of McHenry. He was born October 12, 1942 in Chicago, to Ralph and Mary (Napier) Hartsell.
Douglass proudly served in the Marine Corps, and was a member of the Marine Corps League #1009. For 36 years, he was a valued employee of RAM in Melrose Park, manufacturing golf clubs, and he retired in 2008. He was a member of Shepherd of the Hills Church. Douglass loved hiking in Colorado with wife Susan. He also enjoyed teasing and goofing around with his nieces and nephews.
Douglass is survived by his daughter, Rebecca Hartsell-Dzierlinga; two grandsons, Zachary, Gavin; two brothers, George (Joni) Hartsell, Robert (Joan) Hartsell; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Douglass was preceded in death by his wife Susan in 2004, and his four siblings, Ralph Hartsell, Patricia Sorenson, Janet Carolle, and Bruce Hartsell.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, December 17, 2016 at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050. The funeral service will be at 4 p.m. at the funeral home.
For those wishing to send an expression of sympathy, memorial to the family would be greatly appreciated.
The cremation rite was accorded privately.
For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for his family.
Justen Funeral Home & Crematory
3700 Charles J Miller Road
United States 60050