Donald H. Mondloch, 65
Apr. 9, 1952 — Oct. 28, 2017
Donald “Don” H. Mondloch, passed away Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, with his loving wife Judy by his side. He was 65 years old. Don was born April 9, 1952, in Port Washington to Herbert and Dolores (nee Dimmer) Mondloch.
Don was a 1970 graduate of Random Lake High School. He later went on to pursue a career as a lineman/troubleshooter. Don was a dedicated employee of We Energies (formerly Wisconsin Electric) Union IBEW 2150 for 46 proud years. Throughout his time with the company, he made lasting friendships with those he considered his brothers. He was a meticulous man and was very truly passionate about his job and loved going to work. His strong work ethic was found at work and outside of work as he designed and built his house in the woods, and spent countless hours helping his twin brother Dan with his masonry work.
He treasured every moment in life and found pleasure tending to his crops and machinery on his hobby farm in the town of Fredonia. A special memory Judy will hold close to her heart is the time spent on the combine with Don during soybean season. He also found peace in nature and looked forward to his time spent in his deer stand on his property. Don and Judy enjoyed watching the turkeys and deer from their house in the woods. They recently celebrated their 19-year anniversary Oct. 10 of this year. Over the years, Don and Judy enjoyed various trips to Hawaii, South Dakota, South Carolina and Door County. Don valued his time spent at the Saturday breakfasts in Saukville with friends and would often continue visiting with his twin brother Dan and sister Jan while enjoying a cup of hot chocolate. They would then visit Mom. He was a loving husband and deeply loved his family and friends. Don lived a great life and will be remembered for his sense of humor, being a true helper at heart who never said no and for his exceptional gift wrapping skills.
Don is survived by his caring wife, Judy; mother, Dolores Moegenburg; brothers, Dan (Kim) Mondloch and Roger Mondloch; sister, Jan (Fred) Glander; mother-in-law, Frankie Fechter; brother-in-law, Alois (Pam) Fechter; and sisters-in-law, Sandy (Scott) Tutas and Bonnie (Dale) Gray. He is further survived and loved by nieces, nephews, other relatives and countless cherished friends. Don is preceded in death by his father, Herbert Mondloch; father-in-law, Al Fechter Jr.; and his canine companion, Rexie.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, at St. Joseph Catholic Parish, 1619 Washington St., Grafton, Wisconsin 53024. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until the time of service at 6 p.m. Deacon Al Lazaga will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials are encouraged to Columbia St. Mary’s Foundation (www.supportcsm.org) or the American Cancer Society (https://donate3.cancer.org). Online condolences may be left at www.eernissefuneralhome.com.
The family wishes to give a heartfelt thank you of gratitude to Dr. Nand and his nursing staff (who were Don’s Angels), the radiation team at Columbia St. Mary’s, Horizon Hospice and Home Instead for the compassionate care and support they provided. A special thank you to the family and friends who visited and gave their love and support. All the help everyone has provided is very much appreciated.
Donny will always be loved, remembered and missed.