Donald L. Damkroger

Donald L. Damkroger, 90, of Lincoln, died Feb. 6, 2018. He was born on March 10, 1927 in DeWitt, and was the son of Henry W. and Minnie Damkroger. Don had two brothers, Henry and Walter, and one sister, Pearl Splittgerber, all deceased.

Don married Doris Tate on Dec. 1, 1978. He farmed most of his life, even after moving to Lincoln in 1989. He and Doris enjoyed many years golfing, bowling, playing cards, traveling and dancing. He was a lifetime member of the Lutheran Church.

He is survived by his wife, Doris; his children, Dr. Sam and Patricia Boon, Dave and Margie Tate, Mike and Deb Eckery, Bill Tate, Dennis and Tina Gartner; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; his sister-in-law, Eileen Damkroger; his nephews, Allen and Doug Damkroger, Ron and Vicki Splittgerber, Rick and Meredith Splittgerber and Gary Splittgerber; as well as his grand-nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Monday, Feb. 12 at 11 a.m. at Southwood Lutheran Church, located at 4301 Wilderness Hills Blvd. There will be no visitation. Family will greet guests upon arrival. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Don's honor to Southwood Lutheran Church or Matt Talbot Kitchen and Outreach.