Don Allen Erland, 72, passed away on November 30, 2019, at his home at Signal Mountain, Tennessee. He was born November 22, 1947, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He married Sharon Bruce on December 9, 1978, at The Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. They lived in Katy, Texas, for 25 years before moving to Signal Mountain, TN, five years ago. Don served in the U.S. Navy from 1964-1968 as a Naval Radioman and completed three tours of duty in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War. He is survived by his spouse, Sharon (Bruce) Erland of Signal Mountain, TN, his daughter, Raylee (Daniel) Yoder of Kansas City, Kansas, his son, Jason (Terri) Erland of Signal Mountain, TN, his sister, Kathy Williams of New Hall, Iowa and his half-brother, John Willer of Columbus, Nebraska, four grandchildren and 3 great children. He will be laid to rest in the Chattanooga National Cemetery, with military honors, on Friday, December 6 at 12:30 pm. A memorial service celebrating Don's life will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Signal Mountain (1160 Ridgeway Avenue) on Saturday, December 7, at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to DAV (Disabled American Veteran’s).