Donald H. Moss, 85, of Springfield, died at 9:18 am, Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born October 25, 1929 in Evanston, IL, to Herbert Joseph and Henrietta Eleanor Bond Moos. He married Naydene Earhart on June 15, 2013.
He is survived by his wife and the love of his life, Naydene; a brother, Chuck (Liz); his children, Susan Moss, Kate Glinsmann, Jennifer Moss, Mallory (Jason) Katz, Molly Moss, Kent (Nikki) Renken, Kraig (Diana) Renken and Kimberly (Scott) Entwistle; grandchildren, Ike (Bethany), Peter, Miranda and Veronica.
Donald was a member the ETHS Class of 1947.
After honorable discharge, as a Corporal, from the US Army, Don got his BA and MA in Psychology from Roosevelt University. He worked for several human service organization, including the Chicago urban League, Jewish Vocational Services, and United Cerebral Palsy. In 1962, he joined ARC Illinois and served as Executive Director for twenty-seven years. In 1990, Don established his own governmental relations and consulting firm, Don Moss & Associates, which operates statewide out of Springfield.
Don was honored by the President’s Committee on Mental Retardation, the Illinois Senate and House of Representatives, the Illinois Attorney General and the US Department of Health and Human Services for exemplary service to persons with disabilities.
Funeral arrangements are private.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Third Floor Rehabilitation in care of Memorial Medical Center.
Funeral services are private
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to The Third Floor Rehabilitation in care of Memorial Medical Center
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