In loving memory of

Donald Eugene Kain
January 23, 1943 - November 29, 2018

Donald Eugene Kain, age 75, passed away at home surrounded by his family on Thursday, November 29, 2018. Visitation will be held from on Monday, December 3, 2018 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm at the Runnells Christian Church. Funeral services will be at the Runnells Christian Church at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 4, 2018. Interment will be held at Lowman Cemetery in Runnells. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Runnells Christian Church, Runnells Fire Department or Unity Point Hospice. Condolences may be left for the family at

Donald was born on January 23, 1943 on the farm at home in Morgan Valley to Clyde and Donna Kain. He graduated from Runnells Consolidated school in 1961. On October 12th, 1963, he married Janice Busby. He worked at Northwestern Bell for 20 years and farmed from 1971 until Parkinson's disease wouldn't allow him to farm anymore. He loved hunting, fishing and being around his family. He always had a quick wit or a practical joke ready.
He is survived by his loving devoted wife of 55 years Janice; son Brad (Dee) Kain, of Grimes; Daughter, Tammy (Jon) Gaudette, of Runnells; Son, Kevin (Lindsay) Kain, of Runnells. Grandchildren Austin, Travis, and Justin Kain; Devin and Alex Gaudette; Kaeden, Bailey, and Mali Kain. Brothers Ronald Kain, Bob (Donna) Kain, Sisters Janice Thomas, Patty Boot, Lucy (Mervin) Vaughn, Wanda (Hugh) Taylor. Many Aunts, Uncles, Nieces and Nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and several other relatives.


Craig Montgomery wrote on Dec 3, 2018:

"My thoughts and prayers are with the entire Kain Family. Craig Montgomery"

Mike Buitenwerf wrote on Dec 2, 2018:

"Jan my condolences to you and your family on Don?s passing. May God Bless you all as you gather for remembances, hoping they are all good. Praying that God will fill the empty place in your heart. Sincerely, Mike Buitenwerf"

Bruce McConnell wrote on Dec 1, 2018:

"Donald was a kind and caring classmate and I will be praying for the family as you grieve over your loss but hopefully have a chance to celebrate his life as well. Bruce McConnell "

Sonia mueller wrote on Dec 1, 2018:

"My sympathy to the entire family. Sending hugs. Toni Mueller"