Donald W. Greiling, age 80, of Wautoma, passed away peacefully Aug. 27 at his home.

He was born April 13, 1938 in Milwaukee, the son of John and Leona (Zingsheim) Greiling. He married Carol Ann Meyer on March 20, 1976 at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Milwaukee.

Don and his wife moved from Milwaukee to Wautoma in 1986. He was employed as an Inspector at Evinrude Corp. in Milwaukee for 30 years. Later, he worked in Shipping and Receiving at Berlin Memorial Hospital for seven years. He enjoyed golfing and keeping a beautiful lawn. Donald was a member of New Life Assembly of God in Plainfield.

He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Carol A. Greiling, Wautoma; two children, Heather Greiling (Corey Battige) of Big Flats and Christopher (Jada) Greiling, Waupaca; six grandchildren, Brennan, Angelina, Corina, Bryce, Breanna, and Olivia; one great grandson, Logan; two sisters-in-law, Jean Meyer, St. Francis, Christine (Leonard) Kowis, West Allis; one brother-in-law, David (Delores) Meyer, New Berlin. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and by one brother, John Greiling Jr.


Private family services will be held. The Leikness Funeral Home of Wautoma is assisting the family with arrangements.