Randolph Dohnke

Randolph Dohnke

Randolph Dohnke

Randolph Dohnke, age 73 of Necedah, WI, lost his battle to cancer on Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 at SSM Health St. Clare Meadows Care Center in Baraboo, WI.

Memorial services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday August 16th, 2019 at Roseberry’s Funeral Home in Friendship, Wisconsin. Following the ceremony and burial at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Cemetery, a celebration of life will be held at the Necedah Veterans Memorial Hall. Visitation will be on Friday, August 16th, from 12 Noon until the time of service.

Randy was born January 21st, 1946 in Fox Lake, IL. To William and Sonia (Simpkins) Dohnke. He married his wife Ann on October 8th, 1966 and lived together in Fox Lake, IL before relocating to Necedah, WI where they both resided for the remainder of their lives.

Randy owned and worked at his construction business Dohnke Construction for 35 years followed by retirement. He had great love for animals and nature and was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt, fish, and ride ATV’s. In his early days he was known to race cars, and fly airplanes. Randy enjoyed spending time in his shop where woodworking and model building were some of his favorite activities.

Randolph was preceded in death by his wife Ann Dohnke and daughter, Christine M. Rattunde. He leaves behind his daughter, Robyn Keough.

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  1. Michael Pouncy says:

    Robyn, I am so sorry for your loss.

  2. Ron Rodriguez says:

    I am so sorry for your loss, Robyn.

  3. Carol Silvester says:

    Dear Robin,
    Sending you my deepest condolences. I have been friends with you dad for 55 years. Some of my fondest memories are when we went steady for two years in high school. He taught me all about adventure; he taught me how to shoot a rifle and all about modified stock cars. I tribute my 42 years of scuba diving to Randy. He will be greatly missed. Love Carol.

  4. Adrian Cotora says:

    Robyn, please accept my condolences on the loss of your dad. God bless his soul.

  5. Colleen Carney says:

    Robyn, thinking of you. So sorry for your loss. Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you need anything.

  6. John Darwak says:

    Robyn, I’m so sorry to hear about your Dad.

  7. Mike Kitti says:

    Robyn, I’m very sorry for your loss. May the Lord’s perfect peace comfort and strengthen you. You are in our prayers.

  8. Iain Avers says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss Robyn. May God grant you comfort and peace during this time of trial.

  9. Bob Smelcer says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. Randy and Ann were very good friends of mine and great customers in the hardware store. I would have loved to have visited with him had I known he was here in Baraboo. God bless you all. Bob Smelcer.

  10. Mike Bezemek says:

    Robyn, So sad to hear of your loss. Dad and I shared a lot of good times . We were hunting partners in Wyoming for several years. I still remember the 4th of july parties at your house. Lots of great memories that I will cherish for ever. Take care and God Bless you.

  11. Ken Carter says:

    Robyn, my heart goes out to you in your time of sorrow.

  12. Sharon Kemp says:

    Sending you my heartfelt condolences Robyn. Please don’t hesitate to reach out if I can help you in any way.

  13. Candace Beranek says:

    Robyn. I’m so sorry for your loss. Your parents hold a special place in my ❤️

  14. Lisa Dahl says:

    Robyn, I’m so sorry for your loss. Your family always treated me as one of your own. Some of my very best childhood memories involve your family. From the hijinks we would play on your parents, to dying the cat purple, your parents driving us to every band/sporting/cheerleading event, the summer vacations together, and when our childhood “dream” came true of us finally becoming next door neighbors again after our dads sold their shops on Harvey Street. Thank you for all of the wonderful memories. Your dad will be missed.

  15. Jason Dumas says:

    Robyn, I am so sorry for your loss!

  16. Karen(Lunde-Barrick) Gasienica says:

    Robyn, You are in my thoughts and prayers. I have fond memories of your family! Your parents were a hoot to be around and they treated everyone like family!

  17. scott bruni says:

    Robyn , I am so sorry , if you need anything let me know . Scott

  18. nancy ganther says:

    Robyn, Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your Father. He was a great man and your Mom and Dad brought me into the world of the small cars that he used to race. We spent time with them in Marshfield at the dirt track up there. My heart is full of great memories from the bar, the car lot, Woodbine Inn and the Vets Hall. May he RIP. My condolences to you. Hugs Nancy