September 7, 1943 - June 28, 2019
Donald Joseph Wolken, age 75 of Chanute, KS, passed away on Friday, June 28, 2019 in Chanute, KS. He was born on September 7, 1943 in Garnett, KS, the son of Lawrence Joseph and Margaret (Sobba) Wolken. Donald married Linda Schwegman on June 6, 1964 at St. Teresa Catholic Church in Richmond, KS. He worked for the Kansas Department of Transportation and then became owner, with his wife, of Fibrac Inc. for 23 years. Donald loved doing yard work and making sure that he had no dandelions in his yard. He enjoyed working in his workshop and the challenge of fixing things. He most of all loved his family. Donald was a 3rd Degree Knight of the Knights of Columbus and a member of the St. Patrick Catholic Church. Donald is survived by: Wife: Linda Wolken, of the home Daughters: Lisa Callaway and husband Kevin of Virginia Beach, VA DeDe Walton and husband Jeff of McKinney, TX Shelly Fields and husband Dino of Spring Hill, KS Brothers: Larry Wolken of Iola, KS Ronnie Wolken of Merriam, KS Sisters: Pat Adkinson of Lenexa, KS Alberta Kueser of Garnett, KS Delma Lewis of Lyndon, KS Grandchildren: Kara, Kylon, Devon, Jenna, Keaton, Kallie, Justin and Amanda Great Grandchildren: Kayla, Kinsley, Spencer and Ava Donald was preceded in death by his parents; infant sister, Sharon and grandson, Jordan Fields. The family will greet friends on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 from 5-7 p.m. at Countryside Funeral Home Gibson Chapel at 16 N. Forest in Chanute, KS. Rosary will be recited on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Chanute. Mass of Christian Burial will follow the rosary at 10:30 a.m. at the church. Online condolences may be left at: www.countrysidefh.com. The family suggests memorials to be made to St. Patrick Catholic Church and American Cancer Society and may be mailed to the funeral home. Arrangements have been entrusted to Countryside Funeral Home, 16 N. Forest, Chanute, KS 66720.
Donald Joseph Wolken, age 75 of Chanute, KS, passed away on Friday, June 28, 2019 in Chanute, KS. He was born on September 7, 1943 in Garnett, KS, the son of Lawrence Joseph and Margaret (Sobba) Wolken. Donald married Linda Schwegman on... View Obituary & Service Information
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