Donald E. Zander, 59

Donald E. Zander, 59, of Jackson passed away unexpectedly on June 22, 2011 in the early morning hours, surrounded by his loving family and close friends.

Don was born on April 19, 1952 in Hartford, the son of Oscar and Avita Zander. Don is survived by his wife of 33 years, Denise (nee Zellmer). He was the loving father of Brianna (Travis) Mrozek and Chelsea Zander (Josh). Don is also survived by his mother, Avita Zander and by other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by father, Oscar, by brother Larry and by grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Visitation for Don will be held on Tuesday June 28, from 4 - 6:45 p.m. at St. Gabriel Catholic Church, 1200 St. Gabriel Way, Hubertus, with Mass of Christian burial at 7 p.m.

Burial will take place on Wednesday June 29, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Cemetery in Menomonee Falls.

Don was a 24 year employee with United Healthcare and an avid outdoorsman. He loved hunting and fishing and spent many weekends camping and enjoying the outdoors with friends and family. Don served his country in the Army Reserves during his younger years. Don was a good friend to many, he was always willing to lend a helping hand.

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

Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 1875 N. Calhoun Road, Brookfield is assisting the family. For details call 262-827-0659 or visit