Obituary of Donald E. Clark
Donald E. Clark, of Lake Mills and formally of Waukesha, passed away on July 17, 2020 at the age of 89. Donald was born in Prairie du Chien, WI on April 10, 1931, the son of Alva and Laura Clark. He proudly served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War for which he was awarded the Purple Heart. After his honorable discharge, Donald worked as an operating engineer for the Milwaukee General Construction Company. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, volunteered as a Boy Scout Leader, served as the past commander of his American Legion, and participated in the Operating Engineers Local 139.
Donald will be missed by his children, James, Thomas, Davis (Melanie), and Paul Mattson; grandchildren, Jennifer (fiancé Jeff) and Stephanie (Robert) Cassiani; great grandchildren, Payton, MacKenzie, Quinn, and Blake; sisters, the late Donna Mae (the late Orlo) Groves and Carolee (the late Harold) Lembke; and brothers, Keith (Dawn) and Robert (Gerri). He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Elizabeth “Betty”; and sister, Eleanor Clark.
A visitation for Donald will be held on Saturday, July 25, 2020 from 1:00 pm until the 2:00 pm funeral service at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd. Waukesha, WI 53188. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Milwaukee VA Medical Center, 5000 W National Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53295.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Donald Clark, please visit Tribute Store