Donald E. John, age 86, of Horicon, passed away on Monday, May 31, 2021 at Marshfield Medical Center-Beaver Dam.No formal services will be held.Donald was born the son of Oswald and Lillian (Gehrke) John on July 21, 1934. He was a 1952 graduate of Juneau High School. Donald was united in marriage to Alice Tschan on November 20, 1954 in Milwaukee. Donald worked as a machinist at Peter’s in Milwaukee and also worked at Monarch Range in Beaver Dam. He also tended bar at many establishments in the Reeseville and Lowell area. In his spare time, Donald volunteered for the Reeseville area little league and also with the Fireman’s and American Legion’s picnic’s. Donald enjoyed singing and was part of a quartet that sang at many area functions and weddings. He also liked camping, fishing, playing sheepshead, and gardening. He loved the Green Bay Packers and his time at Rock River Leisure Estates.Donald is survived by his wife Alice of Horicon. His children- Barbara John of Horicon, Steve (Deb) John of Watertown, Sue John of Horicon, and Leanne John of Hustisford. Good Friend- Travis Vergenz. His grandchildren- Cassandra (Rich) Grose, Keisha Vergenz, and Brian Ulik. His great grandchildren- Benika and Brayden Grose. He is further survived by other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, grandson Eric, granddaughter Amber, brother Leroy, and sister Beverly Rennock.