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Donald Jerome Schkirkie

March 31, 1953 - July 15, 2023
Racine, WI



At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN 38105

Life Story / Obituary


After a long battle with cancer, Donald Jerome Schkirkie, Age 70, passed away at his residence, Saturday, July 15, 2023. Don was born in Milwaukee, March 31, 1953, son of the late Howard and Marjorie (Nee: Lischefski) Schkirkie.

On October 13,1973, Don was united in marriage to Marian Patt. Don had a great work ethic and was employed by Stark Roofing. He was an avid Brewer and Packer fan. It was time spent with his family that he cherished most.

He is survived by his wife, Marian; daughter, Cynda (Jim) Giles; son Christopher Schkirkie, granddaughter, Vanessa Giles, siblings, Dennis (Linda) Schkirkie, Diana Parish, Dave Schkirkie, Linda Radtke, Patti (Mark) DelNegro, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and dear friends.

Private funeral services were held. Memorials to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital have been suggested by the family.

A very special thank you extended to Dr. Farah Salahuddin, Dr. Bruce H. Campbell, and Dr. George Poulette for their loving and compassionate care.