Donald “Don” H. Petsche

Donald “Don” Hugo Petsche, 72, of Petersburg, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019 at the Boone County Health Center in Albion. Don is survived by his wife: Shirley Petsche of Petersburg; children: Kim (Larry) Beierman of Albion, Rene’ (Allan) Ketteler of Grand Island, Sonya (Eric) Kraft of Battle Creek, Tanya (Brent) Bode of Battle Creek, Cody (Tracy) Petsche of Lincoln; 13 grandchildren: Shelby (James) Habe, Sheldon Beierman, Payton Beierman, Keenan Ketteler, Haley Ketteler, Sage Kraft, Stone Kraft, Slate Kraft, Trev Bode, Spencer Bode, Reece Bode, Tyrus Petsche, Greenlee Petsche; two great grandchildren: Greyson and Hadley Habe; siblings: Ellen (Lawrence) Stuhr, Susie Borer, Ruth (Kenneth) Kerkman, Dave (Luana) Petsche, Mary (Joe) Henn, Joe (Ev) Petsche, Chuck (Pat) Petsche, Lori (Bob) Henn and Sharon (Bill) Ketteler, as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters: Leah Petsche and Joan Knust; and brothers-in-law: Mark Knust and Jerry Borer.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, September 28, 2019 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Petersburg with Fr. Kevin Vogel and Deacon John Starman officiating. Burial followed in the parish cemetery.
Levander Funeral Home of Albion was in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at