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Mills & Mills Funeral Home & Memorial Park

5725 Littlerock Road SW, Tumwater, WA

OBITUARY

Donald J Poenitsch

February 19, 1946August 30, 2020

Donald James Poenitsch passed away at home in Olympia, Washington on August 30, 2020. Don was born on February 19, 1946 in Brookfield, Wisconsin.

Don had one son James, born in 1974. He is survived by his wife Sally, son James and 2 brothers Bob of Wisconsin and Tom of Washington.

Don was preceded in death by his brother, Bill.

Don married his childhood sweetheart, Sally Gruenwald in Reno, Nevada in 1971. Don joined the Air Force in 1966-1986. He served for 20.5 years, upon retiring he worked at Boeing for 20 years.

Love is holding your hand, Love is stealing kisses, Love is knowing glances, love is what I feel for you every single day.

Don will be greatly missed by family and friends. Don will be forever in our hearts and memories.

Don will be laid to rest at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent, Washington on September 22,2020.

Services

22 September

Graveside Committal with Military Honors

Tahoma National Cemetery

18600 SE 240th St
Kent , Washington

Memories

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Patricia Poenitsch

September 11, 2020

When I was younger Uncle Don brought me a shiny little tablet I still have from his military overseas. Another time Aunt Sally and Uncle Don took me with them on a tour of the Olympia Brewery and I was allowed to taste a few beers on that tour.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

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