OBITUARY - DONALD A KLABUNDE 10-28-2020
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
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
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
Memorials in lieu of flowers may be given to St. Peters Lutheran Church,
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