Donald ‘Don’ W. Hurst

Dec. 19, 1939 - Jan. 5, 2010

Donald "Don" W. Hurst, of Waukesha, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2010 at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 70 years.

He was born in Two Rivers on Dec. 19, 1939, a son of the late William R. and Hazel Hurst. Don proudly served in the U.S. Navy. He later relocated to Waukesha and worked many years for the architectural firm Durrant.

Don was married to Sharon (Davis) in October 2004 and the two made many happy memories together. Don was a former member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and enjoyed coin collecting. He and Sharon were avid NASCAR and fishing fans and also enjoyed tending to their yard and home. Don also enjoyed woodworking and gardening.

Don will be deeply missed by his wife, Sharon, as well as his children: William Hurst of Madison, Scott Hurst of Madison, Michelle Davis of Burien, Wash., and Brian (Alicia) Davis of New Castle, Wash. He will also be remembered by his grandchildren Joseph, Joey, Makenna and Landon; his brother, Robert Hurst of Manitowoc; and a sister, Nancy (Larry) Minear, of Iowa, as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Private services with military honors will be held for Don.

The Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information please call 542-6609 or for directions, an online obituary or to leave a condolence, please visit www.waukeshasfuneralhome.com.

(Freeman - Jan. 7, 2010)