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1932 Donald 2020

Donald Allen

August 14, 1932 — May 4, 2020


Donald K. Allen, 87, of Wausau, WI passed away Monday, May 4th, 2020 at Ascension Hospital in Weston, WI. Donald was born on August 14th, 1932 to John and Corrnie (Deitch) Allen in Somonauk, IL.  On April 18th, 1952 he married Mildred Schabacker in Rochelle, IL.  Donald spent 68 years in loving marriage with Mildred.  They enjoyed spending their time together hunting, camping, snowmobiling, dancing and playing cards.   Donald spent his career selling, leasing and driving truck. He hauled oil and livestock, until he brought his own 18-wheeler and began hauling for Fedex.

Donald is survived by his wife Mildred, by his children; Brenda Lewis of Rockford, IL, Wayne Allen of Wausau, WI, and Russ Allen of Freeport, IL. His grandchildren; Tammie (Jeff) Seibold, Melinda (Mitch) Morey, Amanda (Matt) Jones, Caleb Lewis, Aaron Lewis, Rick (Dawn) Homan, Issac Allen, Nicole (Matt) Fransen, Terra Allen and Joshua Allen. He is also survived by 17 great grandchildren.

In addition, Donald is predeceased by five sisters: Zelda Allen, Margaret Tuntland, Helen Ramsett, Harriet Cater and Blance Schene and three brothers: John, Robert and Howard Allen.

Your life was a blessing. Your memory is a treasure. You are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure.

There will be no services at this time due to the current circumstance.  In remembrance of Donald, a celebration of life will take place at a later time.  Brainard Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangments.  Online condolences may be directed to the family at

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