Obituary for Donald Foster Stetzer
Donald Foster Stetzer
Donald Foster Stetzer, 84, of West Salem, died Saturday, August 6, 2011, at Mulder Health Care Facility, West Salem.
He was born September 18, 1926, in Milwaukee, Wis. to Leonard and Ruby Stetzer. On July 22, 1977, he married Beatrice Amy Fowler in Cobourg, Ontario, Canada, and she preceded him in death on October 1, 2005. Donald attended the University of Chicago, where he received his Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate Degrees. He taught at the University of Illinois-Chicago Circle before going to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in 1968. Donald retired from UW-SP in 1990.
Survivors include his sister, Marie (Ron) Wegner of Independence, Iowa; two nieces; and one nephew. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents.
A private family graveside service and burial will be held at a later date in Oxbow Cemetery, rural Melrose. There will be no visitation. Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Homes, (Jostad Chapel), West Salem, is in charge of arranements. Online condolences may be sent at www.jandtfredrickson.com.