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Donald D. Chatten

Published June 05,2024

Obituary's Biography:

Donald Drew Chatten, 61, of Racine, formerly of Grayslake, passed away at his residence on Saturday, June 1, 2024. He was born in Park Forest, Illinois on August 23, 1962, the son of Daniel Franklin and Joan Louise (nee Anderson) Chatten. Don received his bachelor’s degree from Winona State University and had a successful career in sales. Don enjoyed fishing, golfing, cycling, and grilling. He was a lifelong Blackhawks, Cubs, and Bears fan and could be found watching the games any day of the week, particularly in his garage.

Surviving are his three children, Kevin Chatten of Oak Creek, Wisconsin, Erin Chatten (Christopher Schweitzer) of Buffalo Grove, Illinois, and Colin Chatten of Manhattan, New York; his mother, Joan Chatten, of Arlington Heights, Illinois; brother, Andrew (Lori) Chatten, of Maple Park, Illinois; nephew, Jeff (Shannon) Chatten of Birmingham, Alabama; and niece, Alison Chatten of Holland, Michigan. Don was preceded in death by his father, Daniel, and his dog, Boomer.

A memorial visitation will be held at Strang Funeral Chapel, 410 E Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030 on Saturday, June 15, 2024 from 4pm until 7pm.  For more information, please call (847) 223-8122 or visit www.StrangFuneral.org

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  1. It’s so sad to hear about Don‘s sudden passing.
    I have great memories about him and we had a lot of fun.

  2. Don was a former colleague of mine at Elsevier.
    Don was a very energetic, enthusiastic and fun colleague to work with. The customers enjoyed working with him as well. He will be sorely missed and I wish his family and friends strength during these difficult times.
    Don, rest in peace.

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