Don MacLagan

Don MacLagan

Don MacLagan, age 77, of Arkdale, Wisconsin passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2024, at his home.

Don was born January 28, 1947, in Chicago, Illinois to William and Elizabeth (Abbott) MacLagan. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army from 1964-1970. During his time of service, he served in the Vietnam War. Following his service, he was owner/operator of Don MacLagan Automotive.

Don is survived by his wife Lynette, daughter Jamie (Mark) Mueller, stepson Tye Salazar, grandchildren Sydney, Mason & Dylan Mueller, siblings Betsy Bisland, Margaret Spriggs & Jim MacLagan along with many nieces, nephews, and close friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers William, Robert & David, brothers in law Robert Bisland & Charles Spriggs.

Per Don’s request, there will be no memorial service. Raise a glass to celebrate Don’s life!

Roseberry’s Funeral Home is assisting the family. Visit for online condolences and further information.

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  1. Gisele Atterberry says:

    Our deepest sympathies go out to you and yours, Lynette.
    Pody, Rick, and family

  2. The Bacons says:

    So sorry to hear. Rest in Peace, Don! You will be missed. We will definitely raise a glass to him, Lynette. Our hearts go out to you and his family ❤️

  3. Dan and Barb Robbins says:

    We’re going to miss you!

  4. Linda Oakes says:

    Godspeed… love Auntie Linda

  5. Dale Justin says:

    Sorry to hear of Dunn’s passing. I worked for Don from 1976 through 1980.

  6. Carl and.Jenni Syftestad says:

    Lynette, so sorry to hear about Don’s passing. He always made his yearly call to me – Marine Corps Birthday – November 10th. I will miss hearing from him. Back in the day it was great fun with him during the get togethers with the Vietnam Veterans Chapter III. Rest in piece my dear Army buddy!

  7. John Onan says:

    God bless you Uncle Don. You will always be missed. My kids and I will never forget all the happy times with you. Love you forever

  8. Dr. Sherry Baumgart says:

    So sorry for your loss. I enjoyed our visits and how he expressed his love for his wife. Great man and valued veteran.

  9. Jan Quigley says:

    Lynette, I am so very sorry for your loss of Don. He was a good man and will be missed. I am sending love ❤️ and hugs to you my friend

  10. Al and Audrey Schmidt says:

    We are so sorry to hear of Don’s passing. We only met Don a few times. He was a good man. He will be missed.
    Our deepest condolences to you and your family.

  11. James Vincent Merlo says:

    God Speed my friend. Many a great time back in Waukegan, learned many a lesson from Don. Yes…I will have a Gimlet in your honor.

  12. Ted & Kathy Loef says:

    Lynnette, Kathy & I are so so sorry to hear of Don’s passing. He was a great friend and inspiration. We always had fantastic times & conversations. I always enjoyed our trips to Madison in order to meet Eric to pickup Quonset pizzas and beef sandwiches. Don would always stop to get 7 year old cheese as well. He was my mentor & insisted I get VA benefits. He was a very special person and has & will always be in my heart. God bless & we pray for you.

  13. Jay Grode says:

    Donnie Mac was a dear friend and one of the finest people I have ever known. He was a true patriot and was so kind and generous to all. We will all miss “going to work “ with Donnie at the Sherwood bubble. Sincere condolences to Lynette, whom he so deeply loved, and his family and numerous friends.

  14. Thomas Etzel says:

    Very sorry to hear. RIP brother 🙏

  15. Peggy Durkee says:

    Don was such inspiration for all Veterans. A very good friend. I will definitely be raising a shot glass in his honor tonight! Fly High Donnie Mac you will definitely be missed by all who knew you 😞. Condolences to your family and friends.

  16. Chuck Kersey says:

    I will definitely raise a glass for Don. RIP Brother


    So sorry such a great man living in our area and we never got to meet him. Prayers to all his family and friends,

  18. Jerry & Marci Wiessinger says:

    We will surely miss all our time on the bubble with you. Our sympathies to the family.

  19. Jerry & Marci Wiessinger says:

    We will surely miss all our time on the bubble with you. Our sympathies to the family.

  20. Allan Garski says:

    So sorry to hear of Don’s passing. He was one of the first people to friend me when I became a transplant from Racine 17 years ago. We opened many a pull tab together and over the course of many years I know we were ahead due to many $500.00 splits. My condolences to Don’s family. Rest in peace my friend, and thank you for your service to our country.

  21. Kay and Dave DuPree says:

    We will all raise a glass to Donny Mac! Rest in peace.

  22. Mike Feldbruegge says:

    Lynnette, sorry to hear of his passing. I spent a few hours over the years on the Lake Sherwood bubble talking with Don. I will miss his wisdom and humor. God speed my friend…

  23. Lloyd and Julie Ebert says:

    So very sorry to hear. May he rest easy🙏

  24. Beth Reutter says:

    Ken and I are so sorry to hear of Don’s passing! He was truly a great and caring person! He will be missed! Thinking of you and sending our love and prayers to you!
    Kenny and Beth Reutter

  25. The Dougherty's says:

    What a wonderful man. An honor to be a friend. Prayers & hugs to the family. Here’s to you. RIP

  26. Michelle says:

    Raise a glass ! He will be missed dearly.

  27. Buffy Combs says:

    We will definitely raise a glass to Don…
    Our deepest condolences to Lynette and the entire family. Rest easy

  28. Janet Costigan says:

    My condolences to Lynnette and the family. I have many fond memories with Don. We hunted as a group for many years. Don was a great hunter. He called me “Princess of the woods” He will be greatly missed by many!! Thoughts and prayers! Love you Don!!

  29. Cathy & John Steinke says:

    We will definitely raise a glass to Donny Mac!! He was a truly incredible man and will be missed by many! Sitting on the bubble at Lake Sherwood won’t be the same without him!

  30. John & Peggy Schwartz says:

    Don was one of the best human beings ive ever met. Peggy and I would like to send our condolences to lanette and family in your time of hurt and loss.
    He led a heck of a life don did , a life to be proud of him for. Rest in peace our friend.

  31. John Shepherd says:

    John and Pam Shepherd
    True friend and a great guy
    So Sorry For Your Loss🙏🥲❤️

  32. Cindy and Bill Zirbel says:

    Our deepest condolences, we will miss him.

  33. Laurel Falash says:

    I will definitely raise a glass to Don. A very nice guy and enjoyed getting to know him for a short time