Obit: Kirchoff, Donald Lee #2 (1947 - 2008)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Kirchoff, Batty, Roohr, Johnson, Wampole, Health, Reetz, Kruschke, Brunzlick, Bjerke

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) May 14, 2008

Kirchoff, Donald Lee (9 March 1947 - 11 May 2008)


Donald Kirchoff, 61, Neillsville, died Sunday, May 11, 2008 at the Memorial Health and Rehabilitation Center in Neillsville.

Donald Lee Kirchoff was born March 9, 1947 in Racine, the son of Raymond and Ethel (Batty) Kirchoff. He lived in Racine and was united in marriage to Connie Roohr June 19, 1965, in Racine. They moved to Augusta in 1972, and Don started working for the Nelson Muffler Factory. In 1988, they moved to Neillsville. Don was forced to retire in 1994 due to his health.

He is survived by his wife, Connie; five children, Shawn (Marty) Kirchoff of Columbus, OH, Shane Kirchoff of Kansas City, MO, Shannon (David) Johnson of Flint, MI, Shelby (Sandy) Kirchoff of Nagani, MI, and Donald (Chris) Kirchoff Jr. of River Falls; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; his step-father, Robert Wampole; siblings, Ray "Butch" Kirchoff of Fairchild, Dave (Jeannie) Kirchoff of Augusta, Kenny (Cindy) Kirchoff of Nekoosa, Marcia (Glen) Health of Racine and Linda (Jim) Reetz of Neillsville. Don is also survived by his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, John (Irene) Kruschke of Fairchild.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Patricia.

Funeral Services for Donald will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 14, 2008, at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville. Pastor Douglas Bjerke will officiate. Visitation was from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m., Tuesday and also will be from 10 a. to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville.

Casket bearers are Shawn Kirchoff, Shane Kirchoff, Shelby Kirchoff, John Kruschke, David Johnson and Matthew Brunzlick.

The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Donald’s family with funeral arrangements.



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