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Donald "Don" Robert Farberg

April 23, 1922 May 16, 2019
Donald "Don" Robert  Farberg
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Donald Robert Farberg age 97 passed away on Thursday May 16, 2019 at Evansville Manor. He was born on April 23, 1922 in Milton Wisconsin the son of Christian and Martha (Berg) Farberg. Don married Charlene Koepp on December 12, 1945 at the Cooksville Lutheran Church and she preceded him in death on March 7, 1998. He farmed for sixteen years before going to work for General Motors in Janesville from 1955 until his retirement in 1987. He was a member of Cooksville Lutheran Church where he served on the church council and was a member of U.A.W. Local 95 Union. Don enjoyed music, singing and especially going for rides to keep up on what was going on in the city and making sure the Mayor was doing his job. He was always smiling and loved to carry on a conversation with everyone. He loved spending time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

He is survived by his children; Ted (Mary) Farberg , David (Kristeen) Farberg, Gary, Scott Farberg, Kathie (Joel) Gunn, Wendy (Fred) Winger all of Janesville, grandchildren; Christian (Brenda Carson) Farberg, Mark (Shelby) Farberg, Phillip (Diane Perry) Farberg, Donna (Brad Huse) Gunn, Joel (Anne) Gunn, Lynne (Derrick) Tilus, Adam (Carol) Winger, Rebekah (Travis) Morrison, Paige (Adam Schulz) Winger,twelve great grandchildren; Aaron, Easton, Brooklyn, Matthew, Landyn, Analise, Charlotte, Sawyer, Dominic, Gavin, Steven, and Finn, sisters in-law, Janet Neuenschwander, Carol Golz, several nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, infant daughter Donna Marie, a grandson Chad Farberg, a daughter in-law Therese Farberg, three brothers, John , Marlowe , Christian Jr., twin sister Doris Keehn.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00AM on Friday May 24, 2019 at Cooksville Lutheran Church in Cooksville with Reverend Karla Brekke officiating. Burial will follow in Cooksville Cemetery Porter Township. A visitation will held from 5:00PM to 7:00PM on Thursday May 23, 2019 at Ward-Hurtley Funeral Home Evansville and from 10:00AM until the time of service on Friday at Church.

Thank you to the staff at the Evansville Manor especially Barb Buttchen, Diana Crans and Karen Berger and Agrace HospiceCare.

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5:00 PM 5/23/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 5/23/2019 7:00:00 PM
Ward-Hurtley Funeral Home

130 S 5th St
Evansville, WI 53536

And from 10:00AM until the time of service on Friday at Church

Ward-Hurtley Funeral Home
130 S 5th St Evansville 53536 WI
United States





11:00 AM 5/24/2019 11:00:00 AM
Cooksville Lutheran Church

Cooksville, WI 53536

Cooksville Lutheran Church
11927 Cooksville 53536 WI
United States

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Cooksville Cemetery Final Resting Place

Cooksville, WI 53536

11927 Cooksville 53536 WI
United States

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