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Donald M. Houlberg

October 24, 1931 ~ May 3, 2017 (age 85)

Donald M. Houlberg, 85; of Evergreen Parkway Elkhorn, WI died unexpectedly Wednesday May 3, 2017 at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center. He was born October 24, 1931 in Chicago, IL the son of the late Victor K. and Gladys E. (Hunter) Houlberg. Don graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering; he also attended Akron Law School in Akron, Ohio.  He served in the US Air Force. He was united in marriage to Nancy “Feety” C. Ronsit on November 26, 1962 in Madison, WI.  Don enjoyed working at designing and creating various pieces of equipment and works of art.  He loved the outdoors, camping up north, canoeing and hunting. He was a man of Faith.  His greatest love in life was his family and friends.  He was a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather; who will be deeply missed by his wife of 64 years, Nancy, two daughters: Robin (David) Houlberg Brunnquell of Port Washington, WI and Kirsten Wixon of Sheboygan, WI, five grandchildren; Joseph and Jenna Brunnquell, Aaron Krieg, Elliot Lawrence and Issac Wixon, one great-grandson Daniel Brunnquell, several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of other relatives and friends.  Don was preceded in death by his two daughters: Stephanie and Annette Houlberg and his sister, Marvine J. Corley. Funeral service will be 3:30 PM on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Millard Community Church, N6713 County Rd O, Elkhorn, WI with Rev. Kristen Nelson and Rev. Michael Dismer officiating. Visitation will be Sunday at the church from 2:00 PM until service time. Private burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lake Geneva, WI at a later date.  Memorials may be made in Don’s name to: Aurora at Home Hospice 103 N. Dodge Street Burlington, WI 53105 or the Salvation Army of Janesville 514 Sutherland Ave. Janesville, WI 53545.  On-line guestbook is at www.haaselockwoodfhs.com.  Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Home and Crematory, Elkhorn, WI, is assisting the Houlberg Family.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Aurora at Home Hospice
103 N Dodge St, Burlington WI 531025

Salvation Army
514 Sutherland Ave, Janesville WI 53545
Web: http://www.salvationarmywi.org.



 Service Information

Visitation
Sunday
May 7, 2017

2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Millard Community Covenant Church
N6713 County Road O
Elkhorn, WI 53121

Funeral Service
Sunday
May 7, 2017

3:30 PM
Millard Community Covenant Church
N6713 County Road O
Elkhorn, WI 53121


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