Donald E. Smart

Donald E. Smart of Mukwonago was born into eternal life on Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010, at the age of 78.

He is survived by his loving wife, April, of 19 years. He was the loving dad of Jeff Smart and grandpa of Michelle Smart. He was the stepdad of Brian Koepke, Scot (Paula) Koepke, Dina Puerner and Aaron Koepke. He is further survived by a sister, Jeanette Horn, and a brother, Kenneth (Joan) Smart.

Don was preceded in death by his first wife, Janet Smart, and a daughter, Jill Chaloupka.

Don proudly served with the U.S. Marines in the Korean War. He spent many years delivering fuel oil to the community. He loved the outdoors, hunting and fishing, traveling, and he planted many trees.

Don will be sadly missed by all the lives he knew and touched.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 5, at First Congregational Church of Genesee UCC, W306-S5075 Church St., Town of Genesee.

Schmidt & Bartelt Van Valin Funeral and Cremation Services, Mukwonago, is serving the family. For details, call 363-7126 or visit the Web at