John E. McDonald of Minden Louisiana passed away Tuesday April 4, 2018. He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Louise; his children, Jeff (and wife Katherine), Darren, (and wife Claire), and Kelly (and husband J.R.), along with grand children Lauren, Rachel, Trace, Kayleigh, (and husband Patrick), Fisher, and three great grand children Issac, Ian and Lincoln.
John was born in El Dorado Arkansas on May 1, 1929. He attended Minden schools, and Louisiana Polytechnic Institution in Ruston, Louisiana. Upon graduation in 1950, he served in the United States Air Force as an Electronic Mechanic. After his honorable