Donald A. Weddig, age 75, of Cambridge, formerly of Spooner, Wisconsin died October 9, 2018 at The GracePointe Crossing Gables in Cambridge. A celebration of life will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13 at GracePointe Crossing, 1601 RiverHills PKWY, NW in Cambridge. A luncheon will follow the service.
Donald Arthur Weddig was born July 11, 1943, in West Bend, Wisconsin, the son of Arthur and Ella Weddig. Following his graduation from high school he enrolled in the U.S. Marine Corps in July 1962 and was honorably discharged in October 1966. He met his wife Frances while living in California and they were married in June 1972. They moved to Marshfield, Wisconsin in 1977 for for his career as a computer programmer. In 1991, they moved with their three daughters to Spooner, Wisconsin, where he worked as a computer programmer for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources until his retirement in 2003.
Donald enjoyed being a husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed cooking, watching the Green Bay Packers, swimming, playing board games, watching TV, listening to Elvis, playing with his dogs Lucky and Poochie and spending time with his family.
Donald passed away peacefully on Oct. 9, 2018 at GracePointe Crossing in Cambridge at the age of 75 years, 2 months and 28 days. Donald is preceded in death by his parents Arthur and Ella Weddig and brother-in-law Jeff Gruel.
Donald is survived by his wife Frances of 46 years; daughters Trixie (Tom) Havenner, Rachel Kytonen and Sabrina Weddig; grandson Gabe Weddig; brother Ken (Carol) Weddig; sisters Nancy (Gary) Burns and Debbie Gruel; and by many other relatives and friends.
A huge “thank you” to the staff at GracePointe Crossing and the Optage Hospice team for their care for Donald.