Hafemeister Funeral Home And Cremation Service
Donald H. Stendel
Service: January 15, 2020
Donald H. Stendel
Donald H. Stendel, 81, of Sullivan, passed away on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at his home.
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at twelve noon at St. Lukeís Lutheran Church in Rome with Rev. Mike Mannisto officiating. Burial will take place in the parish cemetery. Family and friends may gather at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorials, if desired, would be appreciated to St. Lukeís Lutheran Church in Rome or the charity of oneís choice. Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.
Donald Henry Stendel was born on March 8, 1938 in Concord, the son of Arthur and Helena (nee Thoemke) Stendel. He was a 1956 graduate of Johnson Creek High School where he played high school football and baseball. On August 15, 1964 he was united in marriage to Marilyn Stark at St. Peterís Lutheran Church in Lebanon. Donald purchased the family farm in 1962. He also worked for Carnation in Oconomowoc for 35 years. Donald was a lifelong member of St. Lukeís Lutheran Church in Rome. He loved farming, fishing and spending time with family, especially his grandchildren. He enjoyed playing cards and playing on the Farmington Baseball Team.
Donald is survived by his wife of 55 years, Marilyn Stendel of Sullivan; daughter, Nancy (Larry) Holbach and their children Brady and Aaron; daughter Gloria (friend Robert Mitchell) Stendel; daughter, Janice (Chris) Mertes and their daughter Olivia; son, Warren (Yvonne) Stendel and their children, Morgan (friend Josh), Emily, Natalie, Steven and Anna; son, Tom (Shannon) Stendel and their children, Hailey and Madeline; twin brother, David (Beverly) Stendel as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Alfred Stendel and Ralph Stendel.
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