Donald B. Moon
Donald B. Moon, age 79, of Fond
du Lac, died Sunday, January 5, 2020, at Harbor Haven Health and Rehabilitation
Center on Hospice. He was born March 23, 1940, the son of Arthur & Ella
(Schmitz) Moon of NFDL. He attended Horace Mann High School in North Fond du
Lac. On August 1, 2004, he married Marcia Brill.
Don spent 2 years in the
National Guard before enlisting in the US Air Force in 1959. He served at bases
across the U.S. during his 22 years in the Air Force and served at bases in
Thailand and Iceland. He retired from the Airforce in 1979 after an extended
placement at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage, Alaska. He also worked for
State of Alaska, and as a
civilian on the Army base at Ft. Richardson in Anchorage. After returning to
the lower 48, he worked as a
motel auditor and was an employee of the U.S. Post Office in Fond du Lac.
He loved to fish for halibut
& salmon, hunt wildlife, bowl, play darts and golf. His past times also
included coaching youth baseball with his
buddies, dancing and listening to classic country music.
He most loved traveling the
Alcan Highway through Canada and Alaska in his RV; watching the Atlanta Braves,
Milwaukee Brewers, WI Badgers, Green Bay Packers, the patio parties and 20
years of warm winters with family and
friends at Park Place RV
Estates in Harlingen, TX. He enjoyed his
McDonald’s, Whataburger (in TX) and dill pickles.
He is survived by his wife,
Marcia, two daughters, Terri (Shannon) Pasiewicz of Anchorage, AK, and Kelly
Moon of Nixa, MO; two grandchildren Sammie and Derek Pasiewicz of Anchorage, AK,
and his former wife, Joyce (George) Burns of Sparta, MO. His stepdaughters,
Nicki & Cami Chopski of Idaho, & Kristi & Greg (Chopski) Wilkum and
their 2 children
of Fond du Lac. His
stepchildren: Mike (Lori) Mayer, Dan (Jill) Mayer), Kate (Bob) Guelig of Eden
and their children
and step great grandchildren. His
siblings: James Moon, Lyle (Pat) Moon of
NFDL; Patty (Wally) Gellings of Van Dyne; David (Cindy) Moon of FDL; Harvey
(Paula) Moon of VA, an aunt, Myrtle Sabel, and many nieces & nephews.
He is preceded in death by his
parents, Arthur & Ella Moon, his wife Patsy Lea (Mayer) Moon, his
sister-in-law, Carol Moon and his dog Skimo.
Cremation has taken place. A private family burial is scheduled for a
Memorials can be donated in Don’s
name to Disabled American Veterans at dav.org; Abler-Engel American Legion Post
454, 107 Fond du Lac St, Mt. Calvary, WI, 53057; or National League of POW/MIA
Families, 5673 Columbia Pike, Suite 100, Falls Church, VA, 22041.
We’d like to thank Dr. Roth,
Dr. Diaz, Dr. Mueller, and their staff. We appreciate Dr. Weber, Kathy/NP and
the Agnesian Hospice staff at Harbor Haven.
A very special thank you to all of the Nurses, CNA’s and staff at Harbor
both Meadows and Sunrise for
their love, support, caring and kind compassion. We could not have walked
this journey without all of
you. God bless you for what you do. ‘SAINTS’ .. that’s what we call each of you
and thank you.
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