Donald E. Lemke
Donald “Don” E. Lemke, 89, of
Fond du Lac, died on Saturday, March 23, 2019, at The Meadows of Fond du Lac.
He was born on January 20,
1930, in Escanaba, Michigan, the son of Karl and Gertrude (Milenski) Lemke. On
May 24, 1952, he married Donna Wood at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church in
Escanaba, Michigan. Donna preceded Don in death on January 18, 2018.
Don was employed by CW
Transport in Fond du Lac for 39 years and was a member of Faith Ev. Lutheran
Church in Fond du Lac. Don enjoyed woodworking, fishing and especially time
with his family.
He is survived by his
children: William (Jackie) Lemke of Aurora, Colorado, Donald (Carol) Lemke of
Cedarburg and Susan (Joe) Nelson of Fond du Lac; eight grandchildren: Jessica
(Brad) Busey, Sarah (Troy) Schultz, Angela (Chris) Lombardi, Amy (Scott)
Pollesch, Amanda (Adam) Brock, Karl Lemke, Sarah (Steve) Quist and Joseph Lemke;
12 great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.
In addition to his wife, Don
was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Lois (John) Kusnier.
VISITATION: Friends may call
on Thursday, March 28, 2019, from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. at Faith Ev. Lutheran
Church, 55 Prairie Road, Fond du Lac.
FUNERAL: Funeral services
will be held on Thursday, March 28, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at Faith Ev. Lutheran
Church with Reverends David Haugly, Michael Wiegand and Mark Parsons
officiating. Entombment will follow at Rienzi
In lieu of flowers, memorials
appreciated to Winnebago Lutheran Academy Building Fund and/or Faith Lutheran
Church Building Fund.
Very sincere thanks to Diann and all the dedicated
caregivers at The Meadows of Fond du Lac for their outstanding assistance,
compassion and support shown to our parents, Don and Donna Lemke.
Kurki-Mach Funeral Chapel
& Crematory is serving the family, www.kurkimachfuneralchapel.com. 920-921-4420