Duane J. Bashaw

May 15, 1943 - Jan. 1, 2007

Duane J. Bashaw, 63, of Mukwonago, died Monday, Jan. 1, 2007, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital.

He was born May 15, 1943, in Two Rivers, the son of Alvin and Genevieve (nee Herzog) Bashaw.

Duane married Sharon Weimer on May 7, 1966, in Eagle.

He worked as a design engineer for Generac. He was a member of St. James Catholic Church.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon Bashaw; his children, Rodney (Liz) Bashaw of Colorado and Dawn (Todd) Tesky of Plymouth; his siblings, Genal (Marv) Kopetsky of Indiana, Milton (Karen) Bashaw of Manitowoc and Peter (Darlene) Bashaw of North Carolina; and his grandchildren, Zachary, Tanner, Taylor, Brandon and Danielle.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Alvin and Genevieve Bashaw.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. prayer service Friday, Jan. 5, at Schmidt & Bartelt-Van Valin Funeral Home, 315 Main St., Mukwonago. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at St. James Catholic Church in Mukwonago, with the Rev. John Toumey officiating. Burial is at St. Theresa Cemetery in Eagle.

The family appreciates memorials to the American Cancer Society.

Schmidt & Bartelt-Van Valin Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 363-7126.