THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Donald A. Beyer
Issue Date: August 9, 2017
Donald A. Beyer, 80, of Green Bay, passed away suddenly Sunday evening, Aug. 6, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay. He worked at the hospital for many years and co-workers were like his second family.
Born April 14, 1937 in Sheboygan, to Julius and Freida (Ratz) Beyer Sr., as a little boy, he moved with his family to Oconto Falls where he attended public schools and in high school became the first male cheerleader. He attended Marinette County Teachers College, UW-Oshkosh and received a degree from Cardinal Stritch.
He lived most of his life in Green Bay where he worked as a teacher and nurse at many schools and hospitals in Wisconsin. Even while teaching, he was drawn to healthcare and started working at St. Vincent Hospital and became a full-time CNA.
After retirement, he continued to work at St. Vincent and stayed involved with his healthcare family. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Oconto Falls.
Survivors include two brothers, David (Sharon) Beyer, Mansfield, Oh. and Edward (Judy) Beyer, Oconto Falls; a sister-in-law, Sharon Beyer, Marinette; nieces; nephews; cousins and two close friends, Jim and Candie Cork, Green Bay.
Including his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Julius Beyer Jr.
Visitation will be held at Grace Lutheran Church in Oconto Falls on Monday, Aug. 14 from 10 a.m. until time of funeral services at 1 p.m. Pastor Gary Olson will officiate followed by burial on the family plot in Woodlawn Cemetery in Oconto Falls. Jones Funeral Service of Oconto Falls is assisting the family with arrangements.