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Valhalla-Gaerdner-Holten Funeral Home and Valhalla Gardens

3412 Frank Scott Pkwy West, Belleville, IL

OBITUARY

Donald "Don" Lee Kaemmerer

March 9, 1934July 30, 2019

Donald “Don” Lee Kaemmerer, 85, of Belleville, IL passed away on July 30, 2019. Don is survived by his sister in law, Mary Ann Kaemmerer and many nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Susie (nee Jones) Kaemmerer; sisters, Pearl (George) Sebol, Shirley (Raymond) Chesney; and brother, Elmer Kaemmerer.

Don served in the US Army for 2 years. He worked for Ryder Student Transportation for 20 years where he earned the “Driver of the Year” award in 1992-1993. Don retired from Weyerhaeuser after 25 years of service. He was a man who was never afraid to speak up and enjoyed watching NASCAR and attending race events at Belle-Clair Fairgrounds. His spunk and zest for life will be missed by those who loved him.

Friends may visit on Friday, August 2, 2019 from 4-7 p.m. at Valhalla Gaerdner Holten Funeral Home, 3412 Frank Scott Pkwy W, Belleville, IL. Military honors will follow the visitation at 7 p.m. Interment is private at Valhalla Gardens of Memory. Expressions of condolence may be offered at www.valhallagardensandfuneralhome.com.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, August 2, 2019
  • Military Honors Friday, August 2, 2019

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Donald "Don" Lee Kaemmerer

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