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Donald Albert Salewsky, Sr.
Donald Albert Salewsky, sr., 88, of Menominee, passed away Friday, Sept. 13, surrounded by family.
Born Feb. 24, 1925 in Menominee, to the late Albert and Ida (Limberg) Salewsky, during World War II he served in the Army Air Corps. He married the former Uleta Mickey McDonald on Oct. 22, 1949 and she preceded him in death on Oct. 19, 2012.
He grew up farming, worked at L.E. Jones, The House of Color T.V. and retired in 1989 from Sears as an appliance technician. A member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge #2337 and the Amvets of Marinette, he enjoyed fishing, camping and being outdoors with his family and friends.
He is survived by two daughters, Joylea (Bill) Derouin and Loreen (Bruce) Casey, both of Menominee; three sons, Donald (Kathleen) Salewsky of Marinette, Steven (Janene) Salewsky of Oconto and Paul Salewsky of Menominee; 12 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren, two brothers, Roger Salwesky of Menominee and Lloyd Salwesky of Wallace and many other family members and friends.
Along with his parents, and his wife, he was preceded in death by a sister, Joyce Sunstrum, and a brother, Leroy who died just hours before he did.
A celebration of life will be held at the Moose Lodge on Wednesday, Sept. 18, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. The Cadieu-Thielen Funeral home is assisting the family.