Donald F. King

October 21, 2023

Donald King Obituary

Donald F. King “Whitey,” of Pittsville, Wisconsin, passed away late afternoon on Oct. 21, 2023, at Wells Nature View in Marshfield, Wisc.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023, at the Hansen-Schilling Funeral Home (1010 E. Veterans Pkwy. in Marshfield) with Rev. Mark Krueger officiating. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday morning.

Donald was born on Aug. 14, 1940, to Harold and Florence (Trachte) King in Marshfield, and was a graduate of Pittsville High School. On Aug. 4, 1962, he was united in marriage to Shirley Heisler in Chili, Wisc.

He enjoyed cutting wood, hunting, fishing, and making maple syrup; he spent a lot of time on the family farm that his son Steve owns.

Don is survived by his wife, Shirley (Heisler) King; children, Steve (Louise) King of Arpin, Wisc., Lisa (Ron) Wellnitz of Arpin, Bonnie (John) Schueller of Pittsville; grandchildren, Rachael (John) Hafenbradle of Milladore, Wisc., Robyn Wellnitz of Marshfield, Tonia (Rob Brentseson) Schueller of Alaska, Justin (Emily) Schueller of La Crosse, Wisc.; great-grandchildren, Savanna Hafenbradle, Scott Hafenbradle, and Leah Schueller.

He is further survived by his sister, Dorothy Richard of Fredrick, Wisc.; and his little dog “Sass.” Don will be truly missed.

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October 28, 2023

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Hansen-Schilling Funeral Home
1010 E. Veterans Parkway
Marshfield, WI 54449

Memorial Service
October 28, 2023

11:00 AM
Hansen-Schilling Funeral Home
1010 E. Veterans Parkway
Marshfield, WI 54449


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