Donald A. Zirtzlaff, 53
June 24, 1964 — Sept. 21, 2017

Donald A. Zirtzlaff, 53 Donald A. Zirtzlaff, “Don” age 53, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. He was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on June 25, 1964, to Gary and Kathleen (nee Sperber) Zirtzlaff.

Don is survived by his loving wife Claudette (nee Kopecky) Zirtzlaff, parents Gary and Kathleen Zirtzlaff, brother Andy Zirtzlaff, stepson Dan (Kristin) Kopecky, grandchildren, Autumn, Mickey, Jack, Emilie and James, niece Amanda (Scott) Synder and his canine companions who were his best friends, Penny, Pepe and Peewee. Don is preceded in death by his grandparents, Alfred and Elizabeth Sperber, Art and Luella Zirtzlaff and his dear canine companion Puppy.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, at 3 p.m. at Eernisse Funeral Home (1160 W. Grand Ave., Port Washington, Wisconsin 53074). Pastor Paul Mittermaier will officiate. Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the time of service at 3 p.m. Online condolences may be left at