Donald J. Buchmann
Visitation: Thursday, Jan. 21, from 3 to 5:40 p.m. Service: 6 p.m. Location: St. John Catholic Church in Rubicon
Donald J. “Elmer’ Buchmann, 83, of Rubicon, found eternal peace on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, at the Aurora Hospital in Hartford.
Donald was born July 2, 1937, in Rubicon to Albert and Vera (Schmidt) Buchmann. He was united in marriage to Lucille K. Breuer on August 24, 1963.
He served our country in the United States National Guard and was a member of the American Legion Post #19.
Donald was a life-long farmer and retired after 12 years of service as the Rubicon Rural Carrier. He was also a longtime member of St. John Catholic Church in Rubicon.
Donald enjoyed hunting, fishing, and golfing.
Donald is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Lucille; loving children, Michele (Ronald) Pollasch, Richard Buchmann, Curt (Lisa) Buchmann, Jessica (Bill) Knaus, and daughter-in-law, Ginger Buchmann; cherished grandchildren, Aaron and Kassidy Pollasch, Briana and Ashley Buchmann, Jackson, Owen, and Gavin Knaus, and Nolan Buchmann; dear sister, Loretta Lackas. He is further survived by many other loved nieces, nephews, sisters/brothers-in-law, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; parents-in-law, Anthony and Elizabeth Breuer; son, Douglas J. Buchmann
Mass of Christian Burial for Donald will be held Thursday, Jan. 21, at 6 p.m. at St. John Catholic Church, (1170 Rome Road, Rubicon, WI 53078), with Father Britto Suresh officiating.
Donald’s family will greet relatives and friends on Thursday at the church from 3 to 5:40 p.m., concluding with a Eulogy at 5:45 p.m.
Private inurnment in St. John’s Catholic Church Cemetery, Rubicon.
Contributions in memory of Donald are appreciated to the American Cancer Society.
The Shimon Funeral Home is serving the family. Online condolences and tributes may be shared at: www.shimonfuneralhome.com.