Donald R. Skrepenski

May 22, 1926 ó March 2, 2015

Donald R. Skrepenski of Mukwonago was born into eternal life on March 2, 2015, at age 88.

He was the proud father of Michael (Doreen), Scott (Susan), Cathy and Sara (Steve) Miszkiewicz; loving grandfather of Eric, Rebecca, Ramsey, Molly and Anna; and loving brother of Robert, Richard, Jim, Joe, Allan and Betty. He is further survived by other relatives and many friends.

Don was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Skrepenski, in 2009.

Don got his GED from Manitowoc Lincoln High School, he graduated from Manitowoc County Normal School in 1952, received his bachelorís degree from UW-Whitewater in 1959, and his masterís degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1962.

Don was a teacher and principal in the Mukwonago schools for many years. He proudly served his country during WWII. He was a longtime member and past commander of the American Legion Post 375 and the Mukwonago VFW. Don served on the Mukwonago Village Board for many years. He was a member of the Badger Land Striders and accomplished the 50 mile Ice Age run at the age of 61. He was very proud of the Don Skrepenski Fun Run and was a Golden Gloves boxer making it to the trials of the 1946 Olympics.

The family would like to thank Linden Ridge and Linden Grove for their loving care they provided to Don and his family. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, March 5, from 4 to 7 PM at the Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral Home, 930 Main St. (Highway ES), Mukwonago.

The American Legion Post 375 will do a walk through at 6:45 PM followed by parish prayers at 7:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, March 6, at 10:00 AM at St. James Catholic Church, 830 County Road NN East, Mukwonago.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established in Donaldís memory.

Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral and Cremation Services in Mukwonago is serving the family. For more information, call 262-363-7126 or visit online at