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Donald F. Sullivan

November 24, 1934 ~ November 15, 2022 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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Obituary

Donald F. Sullivan, 87, of Sparta, died Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at Gundersen Health System, La Crosse. He was born on November 24, 1934 in Wilton, WI to John C. and Louise (Brieske) Sullivan. He grew up in Cashton and moved to the home farm on the ridge in the early 40’s.

Don married Charlene Lueck on June 3, 1961 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Tomah. They bought the farm next to his family farm from George Sullivan. He “retired” from farming in 1985 while continuing to still help on the farm. Don was also a patrolman for the town of Wells for nearly 40 years, retiring in 2005.

Don enjoyed playing baseball, softball, bowling, hunting, and snowmobiling. He was a Norwalk Lions Club member serving as past president. He also volunteered and was very active for the Norwalk Tractor Pull every year.

Don is survived by his wife, Charlene of Sparta; children, Shelly (Paul) Hobson of Sparta, Kelly (Ron) Loe of Sparta, Jody (Bob) Phillips of Sparta, and Randy (Heidi) Sullivan of Sparta; 9 grandchildren, Jessica (Lee) Maxwell of Sasebo, Japan, Cody (Mandy) Hobson of Neillsville, WI, Tara (John) Edwards of Sparta, Trevor (Sabrina Campbell) Loe of Sparta, Emily Phillips of Sparta, Molly (Kyle) Hutson of Sparta, Jacob Sullivan of Sparta, Jaret Sullivan of Sparta, and Macy-Kaye Sullivan of Sparta; 10 great grandchildren, Jackson, Samuel, and Adeline Maxwell, Ben Mayville, Brody, Parker, and Daphnie Edwards, Calin Loe, and Lily and Laney Hutson; sister, Karen Lydon of Sparta; sister-in-law, Kathie Sullivan of Sparta; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John C. and Louise Sullivan and siblings, Frank, Linus, Jenine Moe, and David.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, November 21, 2022 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Sparta, with Father Eric Berns officiating.

Family and friends are invited for visitation from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Sunday at Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home and Cremation, Sparta, with a 7 p.m. rosary at the funeral home. Visitation will continue from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Monday at the church. Online condolences may be offered at www.schanhoferfh.com

Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home and Cremation, Sparta, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. 

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
November 20, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home and Cremation
106 W Franklin Street
Sparta, WI 54656

Recitation of the Rosary
Sunday
November 20, 2022

7:00 PM
Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home and Cremation
106 W Franklin Street
Sparta, WI 54656

Visitation
Monday
November 21, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Patrick s Catholic Church (Sparta)

Funeral Service
Monday
November 21, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Patrick s Catholic Church (Sparta)

Luncheon
Monday
November 21, 2022

12:00 PM
St. Patrick s Catholic Church (Sparta)

Burial at a Later Date

St. Patrick&rsquo!s Catholic Cemetery (Sparta)
17553 Ideal Road
Sparta, WI 54656

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Donald Sullivan

November 24, 1934-November 15, 2022




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