Obituary: Donald C. LaLuzerne

Sept. 24, 1935 – Jan. 31, 2020

Donald Clarence LaLuzerne, 84, of Brussels died at Autumn Fields CBRF. He was born to Clarence and Emma (Gerondale) LaLuzerne in the Town of Gardner. He graduated from Brussels High School in 1953 and attended Northeastern Wisconsin Technical College. 

Donald was employed by the Southern Door School District for 37 years. He married Jillian Jadin on Oct. 20, 1956, at St. Mary’s Church in Namur. Donald enjoyed woodworking, card playing, traveling, family time and sharing school stories.

Survivors include his wife, Jillian; four children, Debbie (Randy) Gromowski, Jackson, Wisconsin, Kathy (Rich) Kubichek, Rochester, Minnesota, Brenda (Mike Hallet) Klaubauf, Green Bay, Corey (Julie) LaLuzerne, Brussels; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a sister, Diane (Allen) Johnson, Green Bay. 

He was preceded in death by his brothers, a grandson, a son-in-law, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Feb. 7, 11 am, at St. Francis and St. Mary Parish in Brussels, with Rev. Anthony Birdsall officiating. Burial will be in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery. 

Visitation will be Thursday, Feb. 6, 3-7 pm, at the Forbes Funeral Home in Sturgeon Bay; and Feb. 7, 10-11 am, at the church. A prayer service will be conducted Feb. 6, 7 pm, at the funeral home.

The family would like to thank the Autumn Fields staff for the wonderful care and support given to Donald.

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