Donald J. Seefeld
Donald J. Seefeld, 80, of Fond du Lac, passed away
on Friday, October 31, 2014, at Hospice Home of Hope, as a result of
Parkinson’s Disease and a brain tumor.
He was born on January 2,
1934, in Fond du Lac
County, a son of Alvin
and Helen Weasler Seefeld. He resided in
the Campbellsport area until his marriage.
He attended St. Matthew’s Grade School and graduated from Campbellsport High School in 1952.
Donald served with the United States
from 1954-1956 during the Korean Conflict.
On March 2, 1954, he married
Doris Grahl at Tabor United Brethren
After training at Fort
Leonard Wood, Missouri, the couple moved to Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan
as an army specialist on the Sault Locks.
They moved to Eden
and he was briefly employed at Mercury Marine.
After a few months, he went to work at Giddings & Lewis, where he
stayed for 31 years as an electrician.
In between, he was an electrician and owned mobile home parks around the
state. He enjoyed bowling and was an
Donald was a member of Tabor United
Dad was a man of many
talents. He could fix anything and could
sell sand in the desert. He was a man of few words, “We bid you a
heartfelt good-bye as we shut the door on your earthly life and open the door
of heaven’s gate”.
He is survived by his wife,
Doris; four children: Wendy (Gary)
Mellgren of Waukesha, Karen (Mark) Holzmann, Sheila (Robert) Roehl, and David
(Laura) Seefeld, all of the Fond du Lac area; eight grandchildren: Tom (Jamie) Miller, Dan Miller, Renee (B.J.)
Kusilek, Tammy Roehl, Rebecca Holzmann, Alex, Zach, and Nathan Seefeld; and
former son-in-law, Brian Miller. He is
further survived by his brother, Vernon
(Collette) Seefeld of Campbellsport; a sister-in-law, Joyce Grahl of Plymouth; and two
brothers-in-law: Glenn Grahl of Greenleaf, and Augie (Mary) Grahl of Cascade.
He was preceded in death by
his parents; a brother-in-law, Elmer Grahl; and a sister-in-law, Lois Grahl.
The funeral service will be
held at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 2, 2014, at Tabor United
N4224 Church Road, Eden, with Rev. Jim Droste
The visitation will be on
Sunday at church from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service.
Burial will be at 12:30 p.m.
on Monday in Ledgeview
A special thanks to the Fond
du Lac Lutheran Home and Hospice Home of Hope for their tender care.
Memorials may be directed to
the charity of one’s choice.
Mach Funeral Chapel &
Crematory is serving the family, www.machfuneralchapel.com.