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Donald A. Klabunde

December 9, 1930 ~ October 28, 2020 (age 89)



Donald Alvin Klabunde 89, passed peacefully on October 28, 2020 at the Stevens

Point Health Care Facility where he had resided since August 1, 2019.

He was born December 9, 1930 on a farm in the town of Deerfield. Waushara

County, Hancock, WI, the youngest of 8 to parents Herman and Ida (Roeske)

Klabunde. Donald was baptized and confirmed at St Peters Lutheran Church,

Richford, WI. He attended the Red Brick Country School and Wautoma High School.

He was an active member of St Peters Lutheran Church, Richford, WI, teaching the

confirmation class for many years, Sunday School Superintendent, serving on the

Church council, and singing in the choir. His Faith was extremely important to


Donald married Carol Arlene (Wallner) June 13, 1959 at United Methodist Church,

Plainfield, WI. He was a loving, caring, supportive Husband, Father, Grandfather

and Great-Grandfather.

Donald lived and worked his entire life on his home dairy farm. He was also

employed on construction for many years. He loved the outdoors and took much

pride in his trees, yard and gardens. He looked forward to Hunting with family,

both gun and bow. After retiring from construction, he would go to County

Nutrition Sites with Carol and he also helped with the monthly assembly of the

Waushara County Dept of Aging Newsletter for many years until his health failed

and he could no longer do this.

He is survived by his spouse, Carol, of 61 years, son, Gregory and Jean (Dobeck)

Klabunde, Hancock; daughter, Donna Jean and Leo VonScheben, Jr of Alaska; and

son, Garth Klabunde, Plainfield. 5 grandchildren; Jeremiah and Joetta (Lytle)

Karsten, New Mexico, Hannah (Klabunde) Chris Hambrock, Fort Bragg, North

Carolina, Dalton and Miranda (Antinucci) Klabunde, Portage, WI, and Hayden

Klabunde, Hancock. Great Grandaughters; Charlie Rae, Jemma Jo, and Cora Kate

Karsten. Great Grandsons; Carson, Caleb, and Christian Hambrock. Sister Ruth and

Robert Dehling, Wautoma. He is also survived by cousins, nieces, nephews, and

many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents Herman and Ida Klabunde, Mother and

Father In-Law, Gladys and Anton Wallner, brothers Merten, Martin, Erwin and

Edward Klabunde, sisters Margaret Klabunde and Elsie (Klabunde) Clark. Grandson

Joshua Karsten. Also many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends may visit at the Stahl Funeral Home in Plainfield on

Tuesday, Nov 3rd, from 9:00 to 11:00 am. Service to follow at 11:00.


Internment service will follow at the Plainfield Cemetary.

Carol and Family would like to extend a Special Thank You to Care WI, Sharon and

Jen, to all the Care Givers over the past years, Jean, Michele, Diana, Jo and

Pat, and to all the Staff at the Stevens Point Health Care Facility and

Heartland Hospice.

Memorials in lieu of flowers may be given to St. Peters Lutheran Church,


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November 3, 2020

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Stahl Funeral Home
913 W North Street
Plainfield, WI 54966

Memorial Service
November 3, 2020

11:00 AM
Stahl Funeral Home
913 W North Street
Plainfield, WI 54966

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