Donald K. Underhill, 81
Donald K. Underhill, 81, of Rhinelander, formerly of Cedarburg, died on June
28, 2013, at the Seasons of Life Hospice in Woodruff.
He was born on Oct. 21, 1931, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Samuel and Elsie
Zentgraf Underhill. After high school, Don served with the U.S. Navy during
the Korean War. Upon his honorable discharge, he returned to the states and
attended Marquette University in Milwaukee.
His employment included various companies when he was young, but ended with
more than 25 years of service to Johnson Controls in Milwaukee. He married
Pauline Heiting of Port Washington and they lived in Cedarburg for many
years. Upon his retirement, they moved to Port Washington in 2000, where
they lived for many years and later moved to the Rhinelander area
Don is survived by his wife of 38 years, Pauline (Heiting) Underhill of
Rhinelander; his children, Deborah (Douglas) Willis of Bradenton, Fla.,
Barbara (Jose Mercedez) Jimenez of Bradenton, Fla., Bruce Underhill of Fort
Myers, Fla., and Teresa (Kurt) Hanson of Portland, Ore.; his four
grandchildren; his twin sister, Enid Malone of Kings Park, N.Y.; his
brother, Wallace Underhill of Inverness, Fla.; other family and many
He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, David Underhill.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July
18, 2013, at St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church North, 1375 Covered Bridge
Road, Cedarburg. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the church.
Poole Funeral Home is serving the family. For information and online
condolences, please visit
www.poolefh.com or call 284-4431.