Don passed away unexpectedly, but peacefully, on December 3rd with his family by his side. He was 77. He was born in Sacramento, CA to Jim and Lois Capps. On June 11, 1942 and was raised in Newman, CA. After graduating high school he joined the army and was honorably discharged February 1970. He moved to Modesto, CA in 1967 and worked as a Dairyman for East West Dairy and Foster Farms Dairy. In 1996 after retiring he moved to Lake Tahoe and lived here for 23 years. Don was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting, fishing and camping. Camping at Silver Lakes with his family and friends was a summer ritual. He treasured his many hunting trips to Silver Lake, Sonora and Utah. He was married to Thelma Louise Capps, who predeceased him in September 2005. He is survived by his daughter Michelle Asher, two grandsons Cody Fleury and Conner Asher, 2 Sisters Charlene DiGiorno, and twin sister Donna Newbury, and many cousins, nephews and nieces.