Donald A. Kucer
June 28, 1936 – February 10, 2020
Donald Kucer, age 83, of Highland, IN, passed away Monday, February 10, 2020.
He is survived by his four children Ed (Nicki) Kucer, Tom Kucer, Ron Kucer, and Denise (Tom) Beck. Four grandchildren Nathan (fiancé Leah) Jacobs, Haley Jacobs, Cory Jacobs and Jenna Beck; and several nieces and nephews. Donald was preceded in death by his wife Rosemary and daughter Joann; parents Andrew and Emily Kucer.
Donald was a member of St Mary Catholic Church in Griffith. He has done many things in his life but his passion was being on the baseball/softball field. From coaching his children to umpiring. He loved the many years of umping adult softball throughout the area. But most of all umping his children’s games at Sharp Field with Rose by his side keeping score. He stuck around long enough to ump his grandson’s games. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, February 14, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. DIRECTLY at St. Mary Catholic Church, 525 N. Broad St., Griffith, IN with Rev. Theodore Mens officiating. Interment will follow at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens, Crown Point, IN. Friends are invited to meet with the family Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Kuiper Funeral Home, 9039 Kleinman Road (two blocks south of Ridge Road) Highland, IN.
- Visitation Thursday, February 13, 2020
- A Mass of Christian Burial Friday, February 14, 2020