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Donald E. Carpenter

March 7, 1940 - January 28, 2022
Racine, WI



Tuesday, March 1, 2022
11:00 AM CST
Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery
21731 Spring Street (Hwy C)
Union Grove, WI 53182

Life Story / Obituary


Donald E. Carpenter, age 81, passed away on Friday January 28, 2022 at Boland Hall. Donald was born in Racine on March 7, 1940, son of the late Lester and Gerta (nee: Hansen) Carpenter.

Don proudly served in the U.S. Airforce, one year in the U.S. Army reserves and twelve years in the U.S. Navy, departing as the Chief Fire Control Technician. He later was employed with the Racine Fire Department for five years. He was a member of Racine Assembly of God Church. In his spare time, Don enjoyed walking, watching the news, animals, and music.

Don is survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, Don was preceded in death by his brother Richard Carpenter and sister Dolores Jorgenson.

Funeral services with Full Military Honors will be held at the Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 21731 Spring Street Hwy C, Union Grove, WI 53182 on Tuesday March 1, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.

The family extends a special thank you to the caring staff at The Wisconsin Veterans Home and Aurora Hospice.