Donald Lee Bohn
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MILWAUKEE Donald Lee Bohn, 78, received the promise of eternal life on Friday, January 25, 2013. He was born in Racine on June 20, 1934, son of the late George and Edna (nee: Fritz) Bohn. Don graduated from Horlick High School in 1953. Don proudly and faithfully served his country in the United States Air Force. On October 14, 1961, Donald was united in marriage to the love of his life, Shelby (nee: Keebler) Bohn. He was a foreman and pipefitter for J.I. Case until his retirement in 1993. Don and Shelby then moved to Big Flats in North Adams County. Don absolutely loved the outdoors and fishing. He was an amateur photographer in his past time for many years. He also enjoyed gardening. Above all, Don cherished the time he spent with family and treasured his grandchildren. He will be dearly missed by all who loved him. Don leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Shelby Bohn of Nekoosa; children, Evelyn (Max Woller) Kempfer of Racine, Shelly (Warren) Leschinsky of Friendship, Kevin (Cindi) Bohn of Racine, Sandra (Dan) Spanske of Nekoosa, Danny (Tina) Bohn of Bancroft; grandchildren, Danyl (Tracey) Bohn, Travis Harris, Paul (Sandra) Woller, Carisa (Tony) Hubli, Kyle Woller, Nicholas Spanske, Chad Spanske, Aleah Spanske, Emily Bohn, Travis Leach, TJ (Megan) Jensen, Stephany Jensen; great-grandchildren, Alyssa, Ty, Levi, Breanna, Joey; sister, Carol Johnson; sister-in-law, Sharon (Frank) Mead; special canine friend, Bear; and other close relatives and dear friends too numerous to mention. In addition to his parents, Don is preceded in death by his son, Mark Bohn; great-grandson, Zachary; aunt, Katherine Herman; and brother-in-law, Jim Johnson. A funeral service with Full Military Honors will be celebrated on Thursday, January 31, 2013, 11:00am, at Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home and Crematory, 4600 County Line Road, with Rev. Kara Baylor officiating. Visitation will be in the funeral home on Wednesday, January 30, 2013, from 5:00pm until 7:00pm. Private interment will take place at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Dover. Memorials have been suggested to the family. The family would like to send a special Thank You to the staff of Select Specialty Hospital and Marshfield Hospital for the love and care they have given to Don. Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home and Crematory 4600 County Line Road, Racine, WI, 53403 262-552-9000 www.draeger-langendorf.com
Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home & Crematory
4600 County Line Rd. Racine, WI 53403
Published in Racine Journal Times on Jan. 29, 2013