Donald W. Seegert
‘Neighbor Don’ ‘The Handyman’
May 21, 1930 – April 22, 2013
Donald W. Seegert of Waukesha passed away peacefully Monday, April 22, 2013, at the Waukesha Springs Health Center at the age of 82. Don was born on May 21, 1930, in Waukesha, the son of Walter and Vera (nee Porsow) Seegert.
He married the love of his life, Lois H. Vegsund, on July 10, 1954. Don was a member of Elmbrook Church, a former founding member of Waukesha Bible Church, and was active in the Telephone Pioneers. He worked at Wisconsin Bell/Ameritech/SBC in the Waukesha, Racine, Madison and Milwaukee areas from 1948 until 1990. Don was well-known for his creative puns, and to lend a helping hand to all.
Don will be sadly missed by his wife of 58 years, Lois; his children, Teri (Jim) Downing of Waukesha, DeAnn (Jeff) Montney of Merton and Jay (Amy) Seegert of Waukesha; grandchildren, Jason (Keri), Jessica and Kaitlyn Downing, Joshua, Chase (Ashley), and Tyler Montney, Taylor and Tori Seegert; and great-grandchildren, Sienna and Jethro. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Don was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Harvey Seegert.
The visitation for Don will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the 11 a.m. memorial service Saturday, April 27, at Waukesha Bible Church, S53-W24079 Glendale Road, Waukesha. Entombment of cremains will immediately follow at Prairie Home Cemetery, Waukesha.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to C.E.C. Creation Education Center, 1010 S. Comanche Lane, Waukesha, WI 53188, are appreciated.
Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For online obituary or to leave a condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com, or call 542-6609.