Donald R. "Donnie" Koller

Koller, Donald R. "Donnie"

Donald R. "Donnie" Koller, age 75 of 1914 North 40th Street, Sheboygan, passed away Monday, December 31st at Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice.

Donnie was born March 27, 1937 in the town of Coleman, son of the late Albert and Ella (Carriveau) Koller. Donnie attended schools in the Oconto and Coleman. Donnie served his country in the U.S. Navy for 4 years after high school. He then followed in his father's footsteps and was a mason for 37 years in Local #11, retiring in 1992. Donnie's passion was old cars, restoring them back to their original beauty.

He would spend countless hours (man-cave) working on his cars. Donnie also enjoyed hunting, fishing, following the Wisconsin Badgers and Green Bay Packers.

On March 26th 1988, he was married to Sharon Hill.

Survivors include his wife Sharon, Sheboygan, one daughter, Quinn A. Kolosovsky (Ryan) , Sheboygan, three sons, Kurt D. Koller , Sheboygan, Gary A. Koller, Sheboygan Falls, Charles A. Pfister, Sheboygan, one grandchild, Kimberly Koller, Iowa, one unborn grandchild of Quinn & Ryan, one great grandchild, Trea, Iowa, one brother Melvin (Pat) Koller, Sheboygan, one sister, Marge Irish ,Florida, two sisters in law, Lori Hill, Cato, Diane Hill, Manitowoc, four brothers in law, Ron (Sarah) Hill, Manitowoc, Leroy (Christine) Hill Jr. Cato, Dennis Hill, Denmark, Randy Hill, Cato. Nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends also survive.

He was preceded in death by his parents Albert and Ella Koller, one sister Jane Millette, mother and father in law, Leroy and Georgianna Hill, nephew Greg Koller and his beloved dog Moon.

Visitation will be held at Greenlawn Memorial Park at 6706 Superior Ave, Kohler, WI, on Friday January 4th from 1:30 thru 3:00 for family and friends, with a funeral service to follow.

The Lippert Olson Funeral Home is assisting the family.

The family would like to thank the staff of the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice for their care and support they showed for Donnie and his family for the month he spent there. A memorial fund has been established in his name at Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice.



Published in Sheboygan Press on Jan. 3, 2013