A funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 13th at 11 a.m. at the Hafemeister Funeral Home in Watertown, with the Reverend Ron Kral of Christ United Methodist Church, presiding. Burial will be at Ebenezer Moravian Cemetery in the town of Watertown.
A visitation will be held on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society.
Donald Fredrick was born in Watertown on February 25, 1939, son of Milton and Evelyn (Spoehr) Simonds.
Donald’s career was spent as an iron worker.
On January 11, 2001, he married Karen (Adams) McCarthy in Watertown. Together, they loved to travel. He also enjoyed playing cards and watching the Brewers. She preceded him in death on April 14, 2013.
Survivors include his brothers, Melvin (Jackie) Simonds of Watertown, David Simonds of Spokane, WA, Dennis (Rose) Simonds of Cudahy, WI; sisters, Lucy (Fred) Bruning of Houma, LA, Mary (Tom) Quinn of Watertown; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Donald was further preceded in death by his, parents, brothers, Wayne and Roger; sisters, Karen, Joyce, and Jean.
Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.