403 Forbidden


nginx
Donald Dettlaff

Donald Anthony Dettlaff

Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Donald Dettlaff, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of Donald Dettlaff with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Donald A. Dettlaff, age 82, passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2019. He was born in Oshkosh on October 24, 1936 the son of the late Rupert and Sophie (Metko) Dettlaff. On July 2, 1955 he married Marlene Schoenick and enjoyed almost 64 years of marriage. Don served in the 32nd Infantry of the National Guard from 1955 to 1963, earning the rank of Sergeant. He began his work at the age of 14 at Alwin Brothers Cleaners. Other jobs included: Alexian Brothers Hospital, a salesman for home freezers, many years at Paine Lumber Company, Consolidated Gas Station, Morgan Door Company, and Nercon Engineering. He enjoyed nature, especially fishing and feeding all the animals that came to his yard, including birds, turkeys, and deer. He also enjoyed bowling and card games with family. Don was very active in Messiah Lutheran in Omro as the treasurer and on the Board of Elders. He will be remembered for being a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and uncle.

He is survived by his wife, Marlene; children: Donald Dettlaff Jr., Debbie Jagodzinski, Carol Danhauer, Diane Borgardt and Doug (Jen) Dettlaff; grandchildren: Steven Jagodzinski, April (Adam) Gates, Shadrae Smith, Crystal (Tommy) Smith, Tabitha (Jonathon) Pearson, Jennifer (Nick) Weber, Annette Borgardt, Sophie and Sawyer Dettlaff; great-grandchildren: Skyler and Bradley Jagodzinski, Dezirae and Dayton Smith, Declyn and Corey Smith, Kaiden and Elina Pearson and Jackson Weber; brothers and sisters: Kathy Kitzman, Lois Eaton, Jerry (Rose Mary) Dettlaff, Judy Friar, Jim (Karen) Dettlaff, Tom Dettlaff, Midge Bartles and Glen Dettlaff; and brothers/sister-in-law: Dale Smith, Dan Becker and Dawn Dettlaff; nieces and nephews; and many friends from church. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers and sisters: Sr. Merryn (Ruth Dettlaff), Robert (Grace) Dettlaff, Dorothy (Carl) Phillips, Jeanie (Bud) Borski, Pat Becker, Marlyn (Glen) Gutsmiedl, Gloria Smith and Dave Dettlaff; and brother-in-law, Robert Eaton.

A visitation will be from 11 a.m. Saturday, June 1st until the time of the memorial service at 2 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 7394 Liberty School Road, Omro, with Rev. Philip Geiger officiating.
The family extends a special thank you to the doctors and staff at Aurora Baycare Medical Center in Green Bay, especially the ICU, for their wonderful care.
In lieu of flowers, please contribute to Messiah Lutheran Church or donate in memory of Don to your charity of choice.
Read Less

To send flowers in memory of Donald Anthony Dettlaff, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, June 1st, 2019 | 11:00am - 2:00pm
    When
    Saturday, June 1st, 2019 11:00am - 2:00pm
    Location
    Messiah Lutheran Church
    Address
    7394 Liberty School Rd.
    Omro, WI 54963
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, June 1st, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Saturday, June 1st, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    Messiah Lutheran Church
    Address
    7394 Liberty School Rd.
    Omro, WI 54963
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Donald here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Provide comfort for the family of Donald Anthony Dettlaff by sending flowers.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
DJ

Debbie Jagodzinski

Posted at 11:21am
Dad was an easy going person. He and I would spend Fridays during the nice weather hunting for treasures (and useful items) at all the rummage sales. If I had other errands, he didn't mind. If I got tired early, he didn't mind. When I said I was kidnapping him, he said OK.
I will love you always and miss your sassy demeanor.
Your loving daughter, Debbie
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album