Donald Large Sr.

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Donald Large, Sr.

Donald Large Sr., of the Town of Belgium, passed away surrounded by his loving family in the early morning hours of Monday, June 24, 2013. He was 80 years old. Donald was born in Sheboygan County on May 23, 1933, son of the late Harvey Large Sr. and Helen Weyker Large. Donald served his country during the Korean War in the US Army. On August 7, 1954 he married Lorraine Kleckner at Holy Cross Catholic Church in the Town of Belgium. The couple farmed on the family farm until Donald's retirement in1995. He also worked at Heatwole Foundry in Port Washington for many years. Donald was a member of Divine Savior Parish, the Belgium American Legion and enjoyed playing cards, especially sheepshead. He is survived by his wife Lorraine of the Town of Belgium, seven children; Cindy (Al) Schmitz of West Bend, Bonnie (Dan) Brunner of Belgium, Bill (Cindy) Large of Belgium, Donald (Cathy) Large of Port Washington, Dan (Annie) Large of the Town of Belgium, Sandra (Martha) Large of Port Washington, and Mary Kay (Rick) Heinold of Belgium. He is further survived by 21 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, two brothers Eugene (Shirley) Large of Port Washington and George (Sandra) Large of Belgium, sister-in-law Pat Large of Port Washington, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. He is preceded in death by his parents and two brothers Harvey and Norman Large. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, June 27, 7 PM at Divine Savior Parish - Holy Cross Chapel, Hwy. B in the Town of Belgium. Father James Ernster will be presiding. Visitation will be held at the CHURCH on Thursday from 4-7 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the appreciated. The Eernisse Funeral Home, Belgium is honored to serve the family. Online condolences may be left at


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Published in Sheboygan Press on June 26, 2013
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