Donald August Herther, 89
May 28, 1927 ó Sept. 14, 2016
Donald August Herther, 89, of Cedarburg, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016. He was born to William and Alma (nee Wenzel) Herther on May 28, 1927. Donald married the love of his life Evelyn (nee Miske) on Nov. 8, 1952. Together they had three children.
Donald grew up farming until retirement. He also worked at Kieckhafer Co.and Doerr Electric in Cedarburg. He enjoyed traveling and playing cards.
Donald is survived by his children, Leon (Deb) Herther and Ruth (Tony) Knetzger; daughter-in-law, Joyce Herther; grandchildren, Brenda (Daniel) Wittrock, Robert (Katelynn), James (Amber), Matthew, Joseph (Alexandra), Benjamin (Jennifer) and Jerad; great-grandchildren, Adelyn, Brinley, Madalynn, Daisy, Calla and Nora; sister-in-law, Leola Herther; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents; spouse, Evelyn; son, Alan; and siblings, Robert Herther, Wilbert Herther, Doris Parchim, Helen Rusch and Reuben Herther. A funeral service will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at Davidís Star Evangelical Lutheran Church (2750 Davidís Star Drive, Jackson, WI 53037) with the Rev. Michael Woldt and the Rev. Kurt Loescher presiding. Visitation will be on Sunday, Sept. 18, at the church from 3-5 p.m. Interment will take place at Zur Ruhe Cemetery in Cedarburg. Memorials are appreciated to Davidís Star Lutheran Church.
A special thank you to the staff at Lasata Care Center and to Patsy Wilhelme with Optum Healthcare for their wonderful care.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.