Life Story / Obituary
Donald Charles Zember, age 78, passed away Saturday, April 2, 2022, at his residence with his family by his side. He was born in Racine, April 1, 1944, son of the late Joseph and Irma (Nee Perone) Zember.
Don proudly served his country in the US Army. On January 16, 1971, he was united in marriage to Cynthia P. Kokke. Don was employed by JI Case CNH for thirty years until his retirement in 1995. During his retirement he enjoyed finding the best deals at yard sales and testing his luck on occasion at the casino.
He was loved dearly and will be sadly missed by his wife Cynthia, children, Donna (Joel) Rossman, Denise (Eric) Vandernoot and Rachel Zember; 6 grandchildren: Jeffrey, Alexandra, Joseph, Haley, Aaron and Rayvn; brother, Joseph (Nancy) Zember, sisters; Viola (Stan) Feiker, Irene Niles, Mary Jo (Wayne) Wojtczak, sister-in-law, Patricia Kokke; nieces, nephews other relatives and dear friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers-in-law, Albert Kokke and Clifford Niles.
Private funeral services were held with interment at Southern Wisconsin Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery.
A very special thank you to Aurora Hospice for their loving and compassionate care.