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1954 Donald 2021

Donald T. Nellessen

March 25, 1954 — March 16, 2021

Donald T. Nellessen, 66, of North Fond du Lac, died Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at St. Agnes Hospital. He was born March 25, 1954 in Fond du Lac, the son of Vincent and Arlene (Rucks) Nellessen. Donald married Ann E. Newville on December 8, 2006 in Fond du Lac. He worked for Quad Graphics until his retirement in 2010. Donald enjoyed working on cars and spending time with his family, especially his granddaughters and twin brother, Dave.

He is survived by his wife, Ann Nellessen; two children, Amanda (Chad) Ries and Adam (Andrea) Nellessen; two granddaughters, Piper “Buckwheat” Ries and Nora Nellessen; his siblings, Sue Burkholder, Robert (Chris) Nellessen, David (Wendy) Nellessen, and Pat (Cindy) Nellessen; two aunts, Patsy Nellessen and Stella Bauer; two brothers-in-law, Russell Newville and Ron (Cathy) Newville; his former wife, Debra Nellessen; nieces, nephews, and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Cremation has taken place and private family services will be held.

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