David R. Watermolen Sr.

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David R. Watermolen Sr., 87, of Suring (formerly of Green Bay), passed away on Jan. 22, 2018. David was born on May 7, 1930, to the late John and Flora Watermolen in Green Bay. He married Phyllis Hendricks in December 1958. David worked as maintenance staff for HC Prange Company and Parkview Manor Nursing Home for many years. He greatly enjoyed splitting wood and working in his orchard.

David is survived by his wife, Phyllis; three sons, Kevin (Jane) Watermolen of Bonduel, David (Donna) Watermolen Jr. of Krakow, and Dreux Watermolen of Madison; a daughter, Judee (Ken) Bjorn of Park Rapids, Minn.; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers and six sisters.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, at Gruetzmacher Funeral Home in Suring from 4-8 p.m., with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Gruetzmacher Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be expressed at www.gruetzmacherfuneralhome.com.

The family would like to thank Dr. Heyka and the staff at Bellin Health Oconto Hospital for the compassionate care offered to David and his family.