Donald G. Gruetzmacher

Sept. 12, 1930 - March 13, 2009

Donald G. Gruetzmacher of Mukwonago passed away Friday, March 13, 2009, at Waukesha Springs Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was 78 years old.

Donald was born in West Bend on Sept. 12, 1930, the son of Eric and Loda (nee Dayton) Gruetzmacher.

Donald was a retired mechanical designer and a former member of American Legion Post No. 375, Mukwonago.

He is survived by his daughter, Diana Unger; his granddaughter, Nyssa Unger; a sister, Sylvia Narraus; a brother, Ernie Gruetzmacher; and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his siblings, Ruth, Ambrose, Shirley and Vida.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of sharing of memories at noon Tuesday, March 17 at Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral Home, 315 Main St. (Highway ES), Mukwonago. Interment will take place at 3 p.m. at Highland Memorial Park, New Berlin.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Mukwonago Food Pantry or Seniors on the Go appreciated.

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