Donald Lee Spaulding, 84, died Friday at the Autumn Leaves of Franklin. He was born in Kenosha, May 2, 1934 son of the late Harvey and Clara Spaulding. On June 1, 1990 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Donald married June A. Wiseman.
Donald was employed at various companies throughout his career including: Racine Hydraulics, Rexnord, and Bosch. Eventually, he moved on to own and operate Locking Cylinder Technologies until his retirement in 2016. He was a former member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and was more recently a member of United Lutheran Church. An avid sailer, Don was a longtime member of the Harbor Lite Yacht Club. He also enjoyed snowmobiling and belonged to the Dunn Good Snowmobile Club. Above all, he was devoted to his family and cherished spending time with them.
He will be dearly missed by his loving wife of twenty-eight years, June; children, Steve (Suzette) Spaulding, Julie Zimmermann (Rick Johnston); daughter-in-law, Debra Spaulding; five grandchildren, Kerry (Sheri) Drake, Jeremy Drake, Andrew (Christine) Spaulding, Michael Zimmermann (Amanda Becker), Jason
Zimmermann (fiancée, Elizabeth Lekas); seven great-grandchildren, Rowan, Kaylee, Karson, Ashton, Aleyna, Jacob and Josie; sister, Grace Houston; nieces,
nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Nancy; son, Jeffery Spaulding; son-in-law, Dane Zimmermann; sister, Marion; brothers, Harvey Jr. , Glenn and Darryl.
A Memorial Service will be held Friday 12 p.m. at Maresh-Meredith Funeral Home, 803 Main St., Racine. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Friday at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until time of service at 12 p.m.
Please send condolences to Maresh-Meredith Funeral Home.
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