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Donald R. Jepson

April 9, 1928 August 12, 2021
Donald R. Jepson
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Obituary for Donald R. Jepson

Donald R. Jepson, 93, Oconto, passed away Thursday, August 12, 2021 at The Bay, Oconto. Donald was born April 9, 1928 in Pittsville to the late Rolland and Genevieve (McLaughlin) Jepson. He married Annette Tohm on May 14, 1954. She preceded him in death on September 2, 2017. Donald lived in Manawa, Iola, and then Oconto. He worked forty two years for the Rail Road as maintenance, switchman, telegrapher, depot agent, and auditor for many locations. He served his Country in the US Air Force, as a Staff Sergeant, and earned the Army of Occupation Medal Japan and World War II Victory Medal. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Oconto.

Donald is survived by a daughter, Jan (Joe) Paluch; three sons, Keith Jepson, Kurt Jepson, Jac (Sue Ryan) Jepson; two brothers, Charles (Sally) Jepson, Gary (Keri) Jepson; five grandchildren, Jerimiah (Julie) Paluch, Bobbi Jo Paluch, Jon Erik Jepson, Michael Jepson, Jacquelyn Jepson ad five great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, James Jepson and a sister-in-law, Audrey Kaminske.

The family will receive relatives and friends at the Zion Lutheran Church, Oconto, from 10 to 11 AM Friday, August 20, 2021. Memorial services will be conducted 11 AM Friday at the church with the Rev. Mike Mathey officiating. Military Rites will be performed at the church after the service. Online condolences may be expressed at www.gallagherfuneralhome.net.

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Visitation

Friday

20

Aug

10:00 AM 8/20/2021 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/20/2021 11:00:00 AM
Zion Lutheran Church

1700 Superior Ave.
Oconto, WI 54153

Zion Lutheran Church
1700 Superior Ave. Oconto 54153 WI
United States

Service

Friday

20

Aug

11:00 AM 8/20/2021 11:00:00 AM
Zion Lutheran Church

1700 Superior Ave.
Oconto, WI 54153

Memorial service by Rev. Mike Mathey.

Zion Lutheran Church
1700 Superior Ave. Oconto 54153 WI
United States
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