Donald Eugene ‘Don’ Scales

Donald Eugene “Don” Scales was born Aug. 13, 1933 in La Plata, N.M., the son of Joseph and Vera (Keeney) Scales. He passed away at his Dolores home on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at age 80.

Don was a heavy-equipment operator and a man of many talents. He will always be loved and missed.

Surviving Don are his wife, Dollie Scales, of Dolores; and two sons, two step-sons, one step-daughter, several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Vera Scales; a daughter, and five brothers.

Cremation has taken place, and no services will be held. For further information, go to and click on the obituary section or call Ertel at 565-3468.