Donald ‘Don’ J. Klousnitzer Jr.

Donald “Don” J. Klousnitzer Jr. of Waukesha passed away peacefully Monday, March 25, 2013, at his home surrounded by his family at the age of 59. He was born in Pittsburgh on Dec. 10, 1953, the son of Donald J. Sr. and Joan (nee Bock) Klousnitzer.

He was a 1971 graduate of Keystone Oaks High School in Pittsburgh, where he was a swimmer and diver. Don went on to graduate from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1975, where he played soccer. On Sept. 9, 1978, he married Karen Buser. He worked in sales for many years for Hydrite Chemical. Don loved sports, especially golf, racquetball and swimming. He enjoyed vacationing in the Outer Banks of North Carolina and was a huge movie buff.

He will be sadly missed by his wife of more than 34 years, Karen Klousnitzer of Waukesha; their children, Alison (fiance Andrew Timm) Klousnitzer of Johnson Creek and Mitchell Klousnitzer of Waukesha; and his father, Donald J. Klousnitzer Sr. of Florida. He is further survived by his brother, Gary (Kara) Klousnitzer of Chicago, along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Joan Klousnitzer.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. memorial service Monday, April 1, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 20275 Davidson Road, Brookfield. The Rev. Jennifer Arnold will preside.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Don’s name are appreciated to the American Heart Association – Milwaukee Chapter, 1555 N. RiverCenter Drive, Suite 212, Milwaukee, WI 53212.

Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 547-4035 or visit our website at www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.