Obit: Donnerbauer, Joseph (1896-1981)

Contact: Kathleen E. Englebretson

Surnames: Donnerbauer, Schroeder, Faber, Duccumun

---Source: Marshfield News-Herald (16 December 1981)

Donnerbauer, Joseph J. (22 May 1896 - 15 December 1981)

CHILI -- Joseph J. Donnerbauer, 85, died Tuesday at the Family Heritage Nursing Home in Wisconsin Rapids, where he had been a resident since November 1979.

Services will be Saturday at St. Stephen's Catholic Church in Chili. with the Rev. Charles P. Schumacher, pastor, officiating. St. Stephen's Church choir will sing, accompanied by Mrs. Francis Steiner, organist.

Burial will be in St, Stephen's Cemetery, with grandsons serving as pallbearers. Friends may call at Rembs/Kundinger Chapel in Marshfield.

Mr. Donnerbauer was born May 22, 1896 in the town of Lincoln, Wood County, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leopold (Anna Schroeder) Donnerbauer. He received his education in the Marshfield area schools and married the former Gertrude M. Faber July 15, 1915 at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Bakerville. She died November 12, 1973.

After his marriage he farmed in the town of Lincoln until retiring in 1965. He then moved to Route 1, Chili.

He was a member of St. Stephen's Catholic Church and served as clerk on the Lone Elm School Board for many years.

Survivors include three sons, Kenneth, Nekoosa, Isadore, Route 1, Marshfield, and Ralph, Route 1, Chili; a sister, Mrs. Arthur (rose) Duccumun, Colorado Springs, Colorado; nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by his parents, three brothers and a sister.



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