Danke, Carl E.
He was born on March 5, 1935 in Appleton, WI, the son of the late Raymond and Hildegard (Gauerke) Danke. In January 1958, Carl married Patricia Veeser in Neenah, and they celebrated 60 years of marriage this year. Carl served his country in the US Air Force. Following his service, he worked as an electrician in the area for many years. Carl was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Weyauwega and he enjoyed spending time fishing on the Wolf River.
Carl is survived by his wife, Pat; five sons: Dennis (Sharon), Amherst; Douglas (Mary), Waupaca; Donald (Deb), Weyauwega; Daniel (Carol), Weyauwega and Richard Joseph, Weyauwega; a daughter, Joyce (Rodney) Blank, Weyauwega; 10 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; a brother, Howard (Kathy) Danke, Shiocton; brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert.
Graveside services will be held on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Evanswood Cemetery on Little River Rd in the Town of Weyauwega. Pastor Dennis Lemke will officiate. A Celebration of Life gathering for family and friends will be held at Hahn A Lula Resort, 8861 S. Wolf River Rd., Fremont immediately following graveside services. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established for St. Jude. The Lewin Funeral Home, Fremont is assisting the family with arrangements.