Donald Flesia

Donald John Flesia

Sunday, July 27th, 1930 - Tuesday, November 10th, 2020
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Donald John Flesia, 90, of Sheboygan, formerly of Sturgeon Bay, passed away on Tuesday November 10, 2020, at Azura Memory Care.

Born on July 27, 1930, in Kenosha, he was the son of the late John Batista and Catherine Madeline (Martino) Flesia. Shortly after he was born, they moved to Mellen, WI, where his family owned and operated Sunshine Dairy Farm. Their farm was the first to get pasteurized milk into northern WI. Donald took a great deal of pride working with his family on their farm.

Donald earned his bachelor’s degree from Northland College in chemistry. He worked the majority of his life as a farmer until his retirement.

Donald served in the United States Army in Korea from February 2, 1954, until he was honorably discharged on December 6, 1955.

On August 30, 1958, he married Marlene Martino in California. She preceded him in death on April 2, 2000.

He attended St. Joseph Catholic Church in Sturgeon Bay, WI. His boys, John and Joe, were his pride and joy. Ensuring that they were taken care of and happy was of the utmost important to him. He enjoyed taking the boys to Sunshine House and spending time there. He was a quiet gentle man who wanted to help whoever he could. Up until the very end he continued to try help his friends at Azura Memory Care, a true caretaker at heart.

Donald is survived by his son, John Flesia of Green Bay, WI; two nieces, Annamarie Klatt of Plymouth, WI and Heddamarie Hiles of Sheboygan Falls, WI; two brothers-in-law, Dan (Phyllis) Martino and Joe (Julie) Martino; and two sisters-in-law, Cathy (Joe) Perse and Annette (Gary) Jennrich. He is further survived by other loving family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Florine Klatt; and his son, Joe Flesia.

Private services were held due to the current health pandemic at All Saints Cemetery in Pleasant Prairie. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Sunshine House, 55 W Yew St, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235, would be appreciated by the family.

Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
5111 60th St.
Kenosha, WI 53144
Ph: 262-654-3533
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    All Saints Cemetery & Mausoleum
    3300 Springbrook Road
    Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158
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Tara Halstead

Posted at 04:01pm
I just wanted to let you know how highly my father, Len Schartner, thought of Donald and Marlene. My dad loved his service calls to the farm and visiting with Don and the boys. Although I didn’t know Don personally I did hear a lot about him and I worked with Marlene at DCMH and loved working with her. They were 2 very special people. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.


Annamarie Klatt Posted at 03:40am

Thank you for your thoughts and memories. Anna Klatt Niece and Goddaughter

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