Donker, William G.
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William G. Donker passed away unexpectedly on Monday, January 28, 2013. He was born on January 10, 1943, to the son of the late William and Louise (Nigl) Donker.
Bill was a graduate of Oshkosh High School in 1961. He then served in the United States Navy followed by technical school in Madison. He was employed by Basler Flight Service and Basler Turbo Conversions LLC for over 30 years as an avionics technician before retiring at Gulfstream Aerospace.
Bill had a passion for the outdoors and was a true outdoorsman who loved to hunt, fish, golf, snowmobile, ride his Harley Davidson and relax at the home in Armstrong Creek, WI. He was always the life of the party with his witty personality and enjoyed living life to the fullest. He lived for the moment. Bill was a great friend, mentor, brother, uncle, and father and will be sadly missed by all.
He is survived by his son, Scott (Allison) Donker and their children; daughters, Sheri Donker and her son, Laurie (Tom Tuttle) Donker; and Kristin (Chris Amundson) Donker; brothers, James (Casey) Donker and Michael (Darlene) Donker; and sisters, Mary (David) Rapp, Carla (Carl Sosnoski) Nigl, Susan (James) Schroeder and Victoria Sadoff; special friend, Shelly Streckert; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Bill will be Saturday, February 2, 2013, at 11:30 a.m. in the Poklasny Funeral Home, the Rev. Annette Wolf officiating, followed by full military honors. Family and friends may call at the Funeral Home Saturday, from 9 a.m. until the time of services.
In lieu of flowers, a Memorial has been established.
Bill will be "Forever In Blue Jeans" and forever in our hearts and memories.
Poklasny Funeral Home
870 W. South Park Ave
Oshkosh WI 54902
Published in Oshkosh Northwestern on Jan. 31, 2013