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1937 Donald 2019

Donald Wolbeck

June 11, 1937 — January 17, 2019

Detroit Lakes

Donald Ralph Wolbeck was born June 11, 1937 in Mahnomen County to Norbert and Helga (Vik) Wolbeck.  He  graduated from Waubun High School in 1955.

After graduation Don entered the Army and served his country  until he was honorably discharged in 1958.  When Don arrived back in the states, he began  working in construction, building pole barns and working in sales.

On October 17, 1959 Donald was married to Linda Nelson in Wisconsin.  They moved to Minnesota in 1972 and enjoyed their life together for 59 years.

Don had the heart of a carpenter. He fashioned many things including toy cars that he donated to charity.  He also enjoyed fishing and visiting with family and friends.

Thankful for having shared his life are his wife; Linda, five children; Lynn (Brian) Hunter, Timothy (Paulette) Wolbeck, Joan (Gary) Oliver, Jeffrey Wolbeck and Julie (Randy) Pitura.  13 grandchildren; Jacquelyn (Mike) Gouldthorp, Nathaniel (Jessica) Hunter, Matthew (Sarah) Hunter, Jennifer Hunter, Amber (Luke) Langerud, Joshua Wolbeck, Cody Wolbeck, Tessa Oliver, Luke Oliver, Blake Oliver, Katarina Oliver, Emily Pitura and Jonathan Pitura, five great-grandchildren; Brayden, Maya, Owen, Eli and Eleanor, five siblings; Beverly (Rodger) Luckow, Jerome (Sharon) Wolbeck, Bonita (Tom) Sobieck, Marjorie (Larry) Nelson and Thomas (Rita) Wolbeck.

Don was preceded in death by his parents; Norbert and Helga Wolbeck.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Gathering of Family and Friends

Friday, January 25, 2019

10:00am - 11:00pm (Central time)

Lake Eunice Evangelical Free Church

12986 Co Hwy 15, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

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Friday, January 25, 2019

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

Lake Eunice Evangelical Free Church

12986 Co Hwy 15, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

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