The funeral service will be held on Monday, April 16th at 7 p.m. at the Hafemeister Funeral Home in Watertown with the Rev. Terry Larson of Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Watertown, officiating. Military honors will be conducted by the Watertown American Legion Post #189.
The visitation will be at the funeral home on Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family would be appreciated.
Donald Eugene was born in Peru, Indiana on April 12, 1942, son of Roy and Norma (Wuestenberg) Godfroy. He attended St. John’s Lutheran Grade School in Watertown and Watertown High School. Don served his country from 1959 to 1963 in the U.S. Navy, on the USS Kitty Hawk. He was a member of the Miami Indian Tribe of Peru, Indiana and a member of the Watertown American Legion Post #189. Don enjoyed shooting pool and was an avid Green Bay Packers fan and Milwaukee Brewers fan. He also enjoyed his cats, Smokey and Kitsy.
Survivors include his beloved companion of 22 years, Cheryl Hemiller of Watertown; his two children, Susie (Dr. Jeff) Brunner of Parker, CO and Scott (Tracey) Godfroy of Owasso, OK; his four grandchildren, Chelsea, Jessica, Cheyenne, Kassidy and was Poppy Don to Kaylee. Also surviving are his brothers and sister, Dwaine (Lee) Godfroy of Charleston, SC; Jerry (Paulette) Godfroy of Breinigsville, PA; Leroy (Darlene) Godfroy of Watertown; Rosie (Donald) Grochowski of Muscoda and Tom (Jean) Godfroy of Watertown; a sister-in-law, Nancy Godfroy of Kaukauna; Cheryl’s children, Robin Hemiller, Christie Hemiller and Jeffrey (Stephanie) Hemiller, and many beloved nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Don was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, George, Francis and Larry.
The Hafemeister Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.