Donald R. Draeger Sr.

Nov. 1, 1921 - May 24, 2006

Donald R. Draeger, 84, of Paris, Texas, formerly of Waukesha, passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2006, at Paris Healthcare Center.

Born on Nov. 1, 1921, in Waukesha, he was the son of Fred and Rose (nee Dellert) Draeger.

Surviving are his three sons, Steve (Chris) Lee Draeger, Robert Alan Draeger and Thomas (Beth) Edward Draeger; his daughter-in-law Karen Draeger; his five grandchildren, Marsha, Draeger, Michael Draeger, Mark Draeger, Nathan Draeger and Thomas J. Draeger; and his two great-grandchildren, Matthew Draeger and Andrew Draeger.

He married Virginia Koconis, who preceded him in death, as did his sons, Robert Lee Draeger, Timothy J. Draeger and Donald R. Draeger Jr. He was also predeceased by his brother Fred Draeger and his sisters, Dorothy Brenning and Elsie McPeek.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 W. Bluemound Road, Waukesha. Burial will follow at Sunnyside Cemetery in Waukesha.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.