Donald E. Nimtz, 87
Oct. 18, 1929 Nov. 12, 2016

Donald E. Nimtz, 87 Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Parish, 1619 Washington St., Grafton for Donald E. Nimtz of Cedarburg, who was Born to Eternal Life Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, at the age of 87 years. Fr. Mike Barrett will be officiating.

Visitation will be held at the church on Friday from 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Private burial will be held at Immanuel Cemetery. Memorials to the American Cancer Society appreciated. For online condolences please visit

Donald was born on Oct. 18, 1929, in Manitowoc to the late Anthony and Loretta (nee Lennie) Nimtz. He graduated from Marquette University with a Bachelors Degree. He was an electrical engineer and was employed at Modern Equipment in Port Washington for over 20 years. Donald also served his country during the Korean Conflict in the United States Army. He was united in marriage to Rosemary (nee McCarty) and they were blessed with three children. Rosemary was a teacher at Webster Elementary School for the sixth- and seventh-graders in English and math. She preceded him in death in 1994 after 43 years of marriage. In 1996, Donald met Lillian Lucy and they were united in marriage. His hobbies were fishing and traveling. There were many times you could see Donald fishing in Cedarburg on the Cedar Creek.

Donald is survived by his beloved wife, Lillian; his children, Kit (Steve) Cairns, Eileen Nejedlo and Jim (Dawn) Nimtz; and grandchildren; Kurt Nejedlo, Bridget Nejedlo, Nick Nimtz and Jenny Nimtz. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.