Donald E. (Don) Maki passed away on Thursday, June 31st at the Cook Hospital at the age of 81. He was born on January 8, 1941 in Ely, MN to Wilho and Ailie Maki. Don attended Embarrass High School, graduating in 1959 and attended vocational school which would lead to his profession as a master electrician. Don married his wife of 57 years, Carole Pinola, on January 16, 1965. For the majority of his career, Don worked as an electrician at Reserve Mining and later as a foreman at LTV Steel and owned his own contracting business.