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Don and his wife, Jan, lived in southern Benton County, mainly Van Horne, since the fall of 1970 when they came to teach at Benton Community Schools. Both retired from Benton in 2006, yet continued to be adjunct teachers for Kirkwood Community College. Don is an active community servant, having served on the Van Horne City Council, as an assistant Scout leader, various church offices, the Benton County Mental Health Board, Van Horne Lions Club, the United Way Board, chairperson of the Benton-Iowa-Tama Foster Care Review Board and the Virginia Gay Hospital Foundation Board. Jan also gives her time to the Van Horne Library Board, Benton County Food Bank, various church circles and activities, and as a classroom volunteer.