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Mr. Edward "Don": Oberhart

October 7, 1931 — March 2, 2013

Oberhart, Edward Donald, “Don”, passed away peacefully at his home on February 27, 2013. He was born in DuPage County, IL on October 7, 1931, the son of Charles and Margaret (Roth) Oberhart. The family farmed there until Don was 16 when they moved to Wisconsin. Don’s work experience started at PMA milk plant in Kansasville. Following PMA’s closing; he worked at Glazier Hardware in Burlington, Wag Aero in Lyons, and then retiring from Wisconsin Oven in East Troy. In addition to these primary places of employment, he farmed. Don was a charter member of the 3rd degree of the Knights of Columbus, council 8172. He also served in the Honor Guard of the 4th degree of the Knights of Columbus. He was a long time usher at St. Mary’s Church in Dover and after moving to the Waterford area, he ushered at St. Thomas Aquinas Church. His outdoor interests included hunting, fishing, and nature. He is survived by his wife: Helen of 58 years and nine children: Donald (Mildred) of Ocala, FL, Joan (Sheldon) Ness of E. Dubuque, IL, Barbara Oberhart of Waterford, Jacqueline (Paul) Satter of Waterford, Julia (Karl) LaMaide of Appleton, Thomas (Diane) of Waterford, Bernard (Leslie) of Olathe, KS, Carl Oberhart of Waterford, and John (Terri) Oberhart of Biloxi, MS. In addition, he is survived by 22 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends. Don was preceded in death by a daughter: Karen, granddaughter: Heidi, sisters: Evelyn, Marge and Mildred, and brother: Charles. In lieu of floral expressions of sympathy, the family would appreciate donations to the St. Thomas Grade School Scholarship Fund or to a charity of your choice. Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday, March 2, 2013, 11:00 AM at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 305 South First Street, Waterford, WI 53185. Visitation in Church from 9 -10:45 AM. Burial in the church cemetery following Mass. The family sends a heartfelt “Thank You” to the Aurora VNA Hospice for their compassionate care. Mealy Funeral Home, Inc. Waterford, Wisconsin 262-534-2233 www.mealyfuneralhome.com
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