Welhouse, Donald "DJ"
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Donald "DJ" Welhouse, 85, Green Bay, passed away at home on Friday, February 21, 2014. He was born on August 20, 1928 in Little Chute, Wisconsin to the late Joseph and Lucina Welhouse. He married Marian Weitzel on July 28, 1951 in Sauk City. Don also served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean conflict.
Don was the co-owner of D & J Trucking and the owner of Seymour Ready Mix & Tile. He later was the manager at Bonduel Sand & Gravel and also worked at Jones Motor before his retirement. Don was a past member of the Seymour Lions Club and the Green Bay Elks Club. He enjoyed hunting, tending to his prize roses, golf and cross word puzzles. His greatest pleasures came from the times spent with his family and enjoying his White Zinfandel.
Surviving are his two sons, Douglas (Tori), Dirk (Jackie) Welhouse; three daughters, Deborah (Michael) Schreiner, Diane Welhouse (David DiNatale), Darla Welhouse; daughter-in-law, Carol Welhouse; grandchildren, Jennifer, Jonathan (Amy), Matthew, Mae (Derek), Devin (Jessica), Lydia (Nick), Cody, Sadie, Emily, Jim, Bella, Clara, Fergus (Danielle), Michelle (Dan), Rob, Sean and Shannon; six great-grandchildren, Hayden, Mackenzy, Brie, Zach, Nick and Euan. Don is further survived by his brother Tom (Carol) Welhouse; his two sisters Verona Berg and Lucy Iles; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Don is preceded in death by his loving wife of 61 years, Marian; his oldest son, David; an infant daughter, Danette; two brothers and five sisters.
Visitation will take place Friday, February 28, 2014 at Lyndahl Funeral Home, 1350 Lombardi Avenue from 3:00 pm until 5:30 pm. Funeral service will take place at 5:30 with Deacon Jim Gauthier officiating. Full military honors will follow. Entombment will be in Allouez Chapel Mausoleum. Online condolences may be expressed at www.lyndahl.com.
A special thank you to the staff of Unity Hospice, especially Cathy and Sarah.
Lyndahl Funeral Home
1350 Lombardi Avenue
Green Bay, WI 54304
Published in Appleton Post-Crescent from Feb. 23 to Feb. 27, 2014