Donald Engmann, age 86, of Lomira was called to his Savior on December 3, 2022, at Hospice Home of Hope in Fond du Lac. His faith in God sustained him during a three-year battle with cancer and he faced the disease with courage and a positive attitude. He was an inspiration to many.
Funeral services for Don will be held on Wednesday, December 7, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church in the Town of Lomira with Rev. Matthew Kuske officiating. Visitation for Don will take place at church from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be at Union Cemetery in Theresa. Graveside military rights will be conducted by Lomira American Legion Post #347.
Don was born October 19, 1936, in Lomira, the son of William and Cecelia (Steiner) Engmann. After graduating from Mayville High School, he served in the U.S. Army for two years. Don married the love of his life and best friend, Elaine (Zimmerman) on June 6, 1959, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in the town of Lomira and together they raised three sons. Don was a member of the Lomira Lions Club for over 50 years. He loved spending his summers at Fox Lake with his family and could most often be found fishing from the pier. Over the last 15 years he and his wife spent winters in Estero, Florida with many friends.
Besides his wife of 63 years, Don is survived by his sons Steve (Kim) of Appleton, Scott (Carol) of Combined Locks, and Randy of Milwaukee. He’s also survived by grandsons Mathew (fiancé Ellen) of Milwaukee, Tanner (Dianora) of Frankfort, Germany, granddaughters Kayla (Mike) Baum of Oconomowoc, Caroline (David) Westfallen of Milwaukee and Claire (fiancé Bri) of Los Angeles, CA. His great-granddaughter Mora Baum will miss her Grandpa Monkey. His sister Joyce Jaeger of Neshkoro, sister-in-law Betty Engmann of Mayville and sister-in-law and brother-in-law Vivian and Ewald Neitzel of Mayville further survive him. He was an uncle, cousin, and friend to many.
Don was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Jerry and Bob, brother-in-law Gilbert Jaeger, sister-in-law and brother-in-law Judy and Bob Johnson and grandson Christian Engmann.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church or Hospice Home of Hope.