Donald J. Pelczynski, 50

Donald J. Pelczynski of Mequon found peace with the Lord Monday, Jan. 11, 2010, at age 50.

Donny was the loving husband of Karen (nee Graff); proud father and No. 1 dad to Ashley and Austin; Son of Judy Szczygiel and Donald L. Pelczynski; beloved son-in-law of Doris Graff; dear stepson of Richard Szczygiel; fond brother of Suzie Collins (Steve) and Jodi Johnson (Joel); treasured brother-in-law of Nancy Penner, Diane Morris and Steve Graff; special uncle of Sean Penner, Kelly Morris, Julia, AJ and Tommy Graff, Holly and Kimberly Johnson. He is also loved by other relatives and friends. He will be missed by all that knew him.

Donny will be most remembered for his love of his family and friends, his sense of humor and his endless stories and chatter. He loved spending time maintaining the family backyard, coffee with the guys, conversation with friends and new acquaintances and fishing with the kids. Donny was a member of the Operating Engineers Local 139 for over 20 years and employed by Sunny Slope Grading of New Berlin.

A funeral Mass is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010, at 10 a.m. at Lumen Christi Catholic Church, 138 W. Buntrock Ave., Thiensville. Interment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Mequon. Visitation is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 15, 2010 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Schramka-Densow Funeral Home, 423 N. Main. St., Thiensville, with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Visitation will also be held Saturday at the church from 9 a.m.until the time of the Mass.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family for the children’s education would be appreciated.

Schramka-Densow Funeral Home in Thiensville is serving the family.