Donald E. Seifert, 86
Aug. 4, 1930 ó Nov. 17, 2016
Donald E. Seifert, age 86, of Plymouth, passed away peacefully Thursday evening (Nov. 17, 2016) at the Sharon S. Richardson Hospice Center in Sheboygan Falls.
He was born on Aug. 4, 1930, in Mequon, son of the late George and Linda (Lueders) Seifert.
He graduated from Cedarburg High School in 1949. On Oct. 11, 1952, he married Audrey Rappold at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg.
Don served in the United States Air Force from 1951 to 1953 and was in the Air Force Band. While in the Air Force, Donald and Audrey lived in Albuquerque, N.M., and Florida.
In 1962, Donald and Audrey moved to Plymouth, where Donald managed the Western Auto store. He worked at Kohler for seven years and was a supervisor at Gilson Brothers for 20 years, until retirement.
Don enjoyed playing in the civic band and polka band. He loved camping, hiking, cooking, reading, puzzles and family time.
He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years: Audrey of Plymouth; four children: Mike (Kim) Seifert of Plymouth, Randy (Pam) Seifert of Germantown, Scott (Becky) Seifert of Plymouth and Dawn Seifert of Plymouth; grandchildren: Sarah, Sara, Ryan, Brandon and Brittany; sister: Marge (Warren) Mueller of S.C.; sisters-in-law: Alda Rappold of Minnesota and Renata Rappold of Cedarburg; and a special family friend: Lee Gentine of Plymouth. He is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents: George and Linda Seifert; brothers-in-law: Edward, Kenny and Harold.
Funeral services were held on Monday evening (Nov. 21, 2016) at 5 p.m. at St. Johnís Lutheran Church in Plymouth. Rev. Nathan Meador, Pastor of the Church, will officiated. Burial will be in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Cedarburg on Tuesday morning at 10 a.m.
Friends called at the church on Monday from 3 p.m. until the time of services.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in Donís name for the Tree of Life Retreat Center.
The Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Plymouth is serving the family. For online condolences, please visit www.suchonfh.com.
The family sends a special thank you to the Orange Cross Ambulance Service, Plymouth Volunteer Fire Department First Responders, Dr. George Schroeder and his staff along with the Sharon S. Richardson Hospice Center for all your care and compassion given to Don.