Donald “Don the Barber” Wienke, 74, Arpin, passed away on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at Marshfield Medical Center.
A celebration of life will be held from 2:00 pm until 5:00 pm on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Rembs Funeral Home, Marshfield.
Don was born on January 27, 1944 in Waukegan, Illinois to Wesley and Esther (Grulich) Wienke. He married Charlene (Sutherland) Wilhelm on April 27, 1990 in Waukegan, Illinois.
He worked as a barber in Illinois for several years, cutting hair for several professional football players, including Mike Ditka. He later went on to own and work at Don’s Barber Shop in Marshfield. In his free time, he enjoyed shooting pool.
Don is survived by his wife, four children, Michelle (Mike) Miller of Pleasant Prairie, Lisa (Bill) Fairbanks of Winthrop Harbor, IL, Ranell Wilhelm of Prior Lake, MN, Amanda Wienke of Wausau, and five grandchildren, Matthew & Melissa, Jacob & Elijah, and Addison. He is further survived by his brothers, Alfred (Eleanor) Wienke and Floyd (Sally) Wienke of Gurnee, IL.
He was predeceased by his parents and brothers, Arnold (in infancy), Marvin Wienke, and Gerald Wienke.
Condolences may be sent online to www.rembsfh.com