Donald L. Baral

Dec. 16, 1930 - March 21, 2007

Donald L. Baral, age 76, of Sullivan, passed away Wednesday, March 21, 2007.

He was the beloved father of Donald (Linda) Baral Jr., Milwaukee; Herman (Tammy) Baral, Marinette; Marian (Chris) Hapka, Sussex; Donna (Craig) Nowak, Oconomowoc; and Kathryn M. Walter, Hartland, and was the dear brother of Jean (Mary) Baral of Franklin and Diane Cheriapinski.

He is also survived by 10 grandchildren: Donald Baral III, Kristina Baral, Timothy Baral, Justin Rondorf, Heather Rondorf, Kristin Hapka, Tabetha Ann Schroeder, Courtney Rae Hapka, Michael Paul

Hapka and Alexie Easton; two great-grandchildren, Xavier Baral and Trenton Baral; his former wife of 35 years, Geraldine Baral; other relatives and many friends.

Don retired from Babcock & Wilcox and Vesco Diving, Milwaukee. He was a pilot, he had a passion for flying, diving and woodworking. He was preceded in death by his parents, his son Bruce Allan Baral; and grandchild Corey Allan Nowak.

Funeral services will take place at 6 p.m. March 28, at the Pagenkopf Funeral Home, 1165 Summit Ave. in Oconomowoc, with the Rev. Steve Kielley officiating. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 28 at the funeral home.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For details, call 567-4457 or visit the Web at