Donald G. Zwicky, 83


Donald G. Zwicky, 83, passed away Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010.

He was born March 3, 1927, in Fond du Lac, the son of Fred and Lois Zwicky. Don worked in many tool and die shops, starting in Fond du Lac at Giddens & Lewis, Rayovac and then moving to Milwaukee in various tool and die shops. Don married Vivian Ferris on Sept. 29, 1984, in Hartland. He retired in 1992 from Zuelke’s and also worked at Willer Tool. In his retirement, he did a beautiful job making craft items and selling them at craft shows. Don loved dancing, and listening to old time music. He was a wonderful husband to his wife Vivian.

Don is survived by his wife, Vivian; his children, Wayne (Kathy) Zwicky of Indianapolis, Ind., Roger Zwicky of Racine, Donna (Bill) Duchow, Carl Zwicky, Melvin Zwicky, Tom Zwicky, Helen Zwicky and Sally (Danny) Johnson, all of Milwaukee; his brother, Ray (Jean) Zwicky; and his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Also survived by nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents and his siblings, Albert Zwicky, Flora (Arnold) Bartz, Irene (Ambrose) Wettstein, Fred (Eunice) Zwicky, Ida (Henry) Heyde; and his first wife.

Family will greet relatives and friends on Friday, Aug. 13, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home, 226 S. Main St., Hartford. Memorial Service will follow at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. The Rev. Stephen Fletcher will officiate. Private Interment.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family would be appreciated.

The Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home is serving the family.
www.berndt-ledesma.com.