Donald "Don" J. Hugenberg
Donald "Don" J. Hugenberg, age 71, of Quincy, Illinois, died on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at the VA Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa. He was born on January 2, 1949 in Quincy, the son of Benjamin and Florence (Blaesing) Hugenberg.
He attended and graduated from Quincy High School. After graduation, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corp and proudly served his country during the Vietnam War. On September 5, 1970, Don was joined in marriage to Sheila Rieux in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Don worked for Electric Wheel for 11 years. He then owned and operated his own cleaning service. He was an extremely hard worker; everything was for his family. He was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. He thoroughly enjoyed watching and helping two of his daughters play softball. He helped coaching at St. Mary's school, loved practicing pitching and never missing a game! He was an avid Saint Louis Cardinals fan; enjoyed watching games with his grandsons. He loved spending his time with his family, especially his grandchildren, enjoying his favorite meal, fried chicken!
Left to cherish Don's memory is his loving wife, Sheila Hugenberg of Quincy; four children: Erika (Eric) Sutton of Quincy, Adria Williams of Geneva, Illinois, David (Jennifer) Garnica of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, Jessica (Rev. John) Macdonald of the Philippine Islands; six grandchildren: Julia(Dan)Green, Arianne (Tyler)Daugherty, Brayden Nuessen, Jack Nuessen, Laikyn Sutton, and Logan Sutton; one great grandchild: Isabel Green; sister: Delores (Leroy) Obert of Quincy; and many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers: Kenneth (Patty) Hugenberg, Robert (Rosie) Hugenberg; one nephew; and one great-niece.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. in Duker & Haugh Funeral Home with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Private interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday evening from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. in Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Quincy Catholic Charities.
- Our deepest sympathy goes out to his family and friends.
DAV chapter 32, Quincy
- Sheila and Family - I am sorry for your loss - A great guy to work with at Electric Wheel! - I wish you peace.
Frank and Brenda Siebers
- Eric and Erika,
So sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Frank and Brenda Siebers (your neighbors)
- Sheila and family I’m so sorry about the passing of Donnie. You have and will be in my prayers. I was so happy to see Donnie when Virgil passed away. I didn’t come because I’m afraid of the Covid. I grew up with Donnie as my grandparents lived next door to his mom and dad he was a good guy . Donnie May you Rest In Peace.