Donald “Don” L. Vanderwall, 61, of Sparta, passed away, Saturday, March 7, 2020, at Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse. He was born October 3, 1958, in Grand Rapids, Mich., to Donald and Janice (Arnold) Vanderwall. Don was a 1977 graduate of Sparta High School and was employed at Webster Lumber, in Bangor, for many years. He enjoyed collecting music and watching NASCAR and football.
Survivors include three sisters, Donna (Jeff) Schaller, Carol (Richard) Rampton, and Sandy (Karl) Young; 11 nieces and nephews, Terry Stuart, Keith (Michelle) Stuart, Desiree Stuart, Ryan Antony, Lee (John) Schanhofer, Michelle (Don) Jenkins, Janelle (Lalo) Compos, Sevan Vanderwall Centanni, Spring Vanderwall Centanni, Mitchel (Mandy) Young, and Marshall (Mandi) Young; many great-nieces and great-nephews; other relatives; and many friends.
Don was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents; sister, Marilyn Stuart; brother, Leo Vanderwall; and great-nephew, Nyckloas Stuart.
A prayer service will be held at 4:00 p.m., Thursday, March 12, 2020, at Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta. A visitation will immediately follow the prayer service and conclude at 7:00 p.m. A private burial will be held at a later date in Leon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Dialysis Department of Mayo Clinic Health System, La Crosse, or to a charity of the donor’s choice. Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, is assisting the family with arrangements.
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