Donald "Don" Coisman

Donald "Don" Daniel Coisman, age 59, of town of Brillion, passed away comfortably with his family at his side following a valiant battle with cancer.

Don was July 1, 1953 in Neenah, son of Jeanette (Halbach) Ott and the late Leo Ott. He was full of life when he was fishing with his friends, especially his best friend John Hammon. Don was always helping his family and friends when he was able. Family was very important to him.

Survivors include his two sons, Troy Coisman and Chad Coisman; his mother, Jeanette Ott; two sisters and two brothers-in-law, Chris (Ken) Kelch and Cathy (Bill) Knifke; one brother and sister-in-law, Bob (Michelle) Coisman; four nephews, Nathan Wickersheim, Robert Coisman, Justin Knifke, and Derek Knifke, and other relatives and friends. He was preceded by his dad, Leo and his sisters, JoAnn, Mary Theresa, and Susan.

A Memorial Mass will take place at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Sherwood. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. Mike Betley.

Friends may call at the church on Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. until the time of the Mass at 6:00 p.m.

The family wishes to thank the Calumet County Hospice Caregivers, especially Chris and Holly. Their care was exceptional and eased his passing. Also, thank you to all of the family and friends that sent prayers for Don and to the rest of us.


Funeral Home

215 SOUTH MAIN Brillion, WI 54110
(920) 756-2102

Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on Mar. 2, 2013