Donald W. Hertel, 71
Donald W. Hertel, age 71 of Stevens Point, passed away Sunday morning September 28, 2014 at St. Joseph Hospital in Marshfield.
A Celebration of Life visitation for Donald will be held from 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM on Thursday October 2, 2014 at the Shuda Funeral Chapel – Stevens Point.
Donald was born September 4, 1943 in Marshfield, the son of James and Lillian (Hardina) Hertel. He grew up in Milladore and graduated from P.J. Jacobs High School in 1961. Donald married Jackie (Gordee) on August 8, 1964. The couple settled in Stevens Point, where Don worked first for North West Liquor and later Consolidated Paper. He retired from the paper mill to become a full-time Grandpa.
He enjoyed ice fishing, woodwork, but most of all loved spending time with his family.
Donald is survived by his wife of 50 years Jackie and their two children: Don Hertel II, and Patti (Bill) Glodowski, and his grandson Jesse Glodowski. 3 brothers: Dave (Ellen), Richard (Darrel), and James (Laura). He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Joanne.
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