Donald R. Sondergeld was born in Oregon, Ohio to the late Raymond Sondergeld and Leona Krumnow Sondergeld.
Donald was a Staff Sergeant in the United States Air Force and was assigned to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base where he was a noncommissioned officer in charge of Life Support 336th, 4th Ops Group, 4th Fighter Wing. He also directly supported 336th Fighter Squadron during Operation Southern Watch in South West Asia and was a veteran of Desert Shield/Desert Storm.
Donald was a member of the Wayne County Amateur Radio Association in Goldsboro, NC. He passed away on August 3, 1998.