Obit: Bannach, Donald Wayne (1937 - 2003)

Contact:  Kipp Kippenhan

----Source: Wednesday, October 29, 2003 edition of the Tribune - Record - Gleaner

Donald Bannach

Donald Wayne Bannach, 65, Mellen, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003, at the home of his step-daughter, Carrie Knoff, Chili. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 28, at Community Funeral Home, Spencer. Rev. Lois Takata officiated.

Donald Bannach was born Nov. 19, 1937, in Wauwatosa, to John and Mabel (nee Sanders) Bannach. He married Ione Sara Schmechel Sobush on Oct. 21, 1961, in Milwaukee. She died Oct. 30, 2002. He served in the U.S. Army from 1956 - 1958, and was a member of the Army Band.

Survivors include one step-daughter, carrie (Chris) Knoff, Chili; two grandchildren, Paul Knoff and Don Knoff; one brother, John (Elaine) Bannach, Chili; and one sister, Maureen O'Leary.

Community Funeral Home, Spencer, assisted the family with arrangements.



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