Saturday, November 28, 2020

Joseph Allen McDonald, 60

| November 18, 2020 12:00 AM

Joseph Allen McDonald, 60, passed away peacefully Nov. 12, 2020, at Kalispell Regional Medical Center, from pneumonia and other complications.

Born July 19, 1960, he spent six years on the family farm and, after high school, moved to a group home with those who became his friends.

He participated in Special Olympics and was active in skiing, baseball, basketball, power lifting, swimming, bowling and camping. He took in all the activities at Flathead County’s annual Northwest Montana Fair. Flathead Industries provided care and enriched his life in a many ways, with short trips through the years and travel to Hawaii most recently.

Joe is survived by two aunts, two brothers and one sister, several great-nephews, a niece and nephew, and many cousins.

Both parents preceded him in death.

Services will be postponed till spring of next year.

Memorials may be made in Joe's name to Trinity Lutheran Church of Kalispell.

Friends are encouraged to visit the website to leave notes of condolence for the family. Buffalo Hill Funeral Home and Crematory is caring for the family.