Donald A Remter, 82, of Appleton entered into eternal life Saturday October 22, 2016. He was born November 29, 1933 to Gordon and Esther (Luebke) Remter Sr. He was united in marriage with Gladys Sachs in Texas on September 20, 1957.
Donald enjoyed traveling, tinkering with computers, and family games like dice, cards and dominoes. In his younger days he enjoyed bowling and darts. Donald was a devoted Christian who loved working with the church. He was always bringing a smile to everyone's face and was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and friend. He served in the Army in Germany from 1957-1959. After retirement he moved with his wife to Yuma, AZ until they returned home to be with their family.
Donald is preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Gladys Remter, his parents Gordon Sr. and Esther Remter, a brother Gordon Remter Jr., Gladys' parents Harvey and Mary Sachs, son-in-law Rueben Olmsted and niece Debra Schmidt.
He is survived by his six children: Debra Olmsted, Marshfield; Russell (Linda) Remter, Neenah; Mary (Roudy) Malliet, Little Chute; Doreen (Jeff) Westrick, Waterford; Robert/Scar (Julie) Remter, Appleton and Brenda (Scott) Kuba, Englewood, Fl. Six grandchildren: Lindsey Woerishofer, Cali (Kyle) Muetzelburg, Taylor Westrick, Connor Westrick, James Kuba and Sara Kuba. Three great-grandchildren; Caitlyn Woerishofer, Jacob Woerishofer and Baby Muetzelburg, who is due December 2016. He is also survived by a special friend, Ingrid Lynd, his brother Gerald (Donna) Remter and sister Judy (Donald) Schmidt.
A celebration of Donald's life will be held at St. Luke Lutheran Church, 705 E. Greenfield Drive, Little Chute, on December 3, 2016. Visitation is from 11:30 a.m. until the time of service at 12:00 p.m.
The family would like to give a special thanks to the amazing staff at Willow Lane Assisted Living, Matthews of Appleton Senior Living and Compassus Hospice Care for their care throughout the last two years of Donald's life.
Heart of the Valley Cremation Services
101 N. Elm St.