Friday, August 25, 2006 age 83 years. Beloved husband of the late Lila nee Povlick. Dear father of Thomas A., Paul D. Ruth and Ellen L. dear friend James A. Weisner Merkel. Loving grandfather of Erica David Schubert, Rebecca Michael St. Martin, Sara Cory Armstrong, Meggen, Dane, Jacob and Samuel Utech, Rachel, Andrew, and Adam Merkel. Great-grandfather of Brian, Brady and Hazel. Brother in law of the late Franklin Janet and the late Daniel the late Audrey Povlick. Also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral Service Thursday evening 7PM at Hales Corners Lutheran Church Grange Campus, 5409 S. 111 Street. Interment Highland Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation Thursday at the from 5PM until the time of service 7PM. Don was a decorated Veteran of WWII having proudly served in the Pacific Theater. If so desired, memorials to Hales Corners Lutheran Church appreciated.