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Donald "Don" Joseph Junek
Date of Death: July, 26 2021


          Donald "Don" Joseph Junek, 75, Hermansville, passed away on Monday July 26, 2021 at the V.A. Hospital in Iron Mountain, MI. He was born on April 12, 1946 in Ashland, WI, son of the late Joseph and Alice (Peterson) Junek. On November 30, 1968 he married the former Bonnie Percifield at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Caledonia, WI.
 
          Don is survived by four sons: Scott, Shayne, Jason (Renee Llanas) and Kyle Junek, two grandsons: Anthony and Austin, a sister: Jo Ann (Ken) Heglund, his dog: Chloe and six other furry grandkids, as well as nieces and nephews.
 
          He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.
 
          In keeping with the family wishes, there will be no services at this time. His family will celebrate his life together at a later time.
 
          The Allo Coolman Funeral Homes are assisting the Junek family.
 
          Please visit www.allofh.com to send online condolences to his family.

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  • "My name is Paul Lindahl and I graduated from Ondossagon High School with Don in 1964. Sorry to hear that Don has passed away. Don and I were classmates and I knew his parents and sister as well. He is a few days older than me as we shared April birthdays, my birthday is 19 April. I noticed his picture in military uniform although not sure when he served. I was drafted when I graduated from University of Wisconsin, in 1968, during buildup of troops needed during Vietnam Conflict. Again, condolences to your family in this very difficult time. Paul Lindahl"
    -Paul Lindahl

  • "I am also a former high school classmate of Don's. We were in the same grade. I don't believe I knew his father, but knew his mother. We lived about 7 miles from their farm on US Highway 2. We cut hay on their farm and baled and hauled it to our farm. When we were sophomores in high school my father hired Don as our "hired hand" for one summer. (I was an only child and my father needed some extra help from a male.) Don and I became boyfriend and girlfriend for a very short time, even taking me for a boat ride on a lake somewhere south of Mason I think. He ended up finding a different girlfriend who lived closer to their farm. We lost contact after graduation but I think he attended one of our class reunions. My condolences to your family. At our age, each day is a gift and hopefully can be enjoyed with a good quality of life. Blessings to each of you. "
    -Jeanette von Ende Vetter


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