March 13, 1942 – Saturday, March 5, 2011
The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo
Saturday, March 12, 2011
Donald H. Oudekerk, age 68, of Buffalo, MN passed away peacefully from health complications on March 5, 2011.
Born March 13, 1942 in Garner, IA the oldest son of Henry and Myrtle (Harringa) Oudekerk. Don attended schools in Garner, Morrison, IL and Clear Lake, IA, graduating from Clear Lake High School in 1960. After graduation, Don was employed at the Clear Lake Bakery.
On December 15, 1961, he was united in marriage to Phyllis Peterson. To this union, 3 children were born, Lisa, Sean and Anthony. In 1964 Don and Phyllis moved to Brooklyn Park, MN where he was employed at States Electric. They later moved to Hanover, MN.
On October 21, 1989, Don married Judith (Havig) Hungate in Osage, IA. They resided in St. Michael, MN later moving to Buffalo, MN. Don acquired his Real Estate license in 1995 and was a Realtor at the time of his death. Don enjoyed fishing, camping, sports (especially hockey and football) and car racing. Don had a great sense of humor. He loved spending time with his family and grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his parents, grandparents and father-in-law. Survived by his wife, Judi, children Lisa (Scott) Wilson, Sean (Karen) Oudekerk and Tony (Megan) Oudekerk, stepchildren Jacquelyn (Don) Fox, Kirk Hungate and Jennifer (Aaron) Morrison. Grandchildren Josh and Hannah Wilson, Owen Oudekerk, Charlotte Cooper and Mason Oudekerk. Step-grandchildren Devin, Colin and Aislinn Fox, Dustin and Raegan Hungate, Haley, Brooke and Hayden Morrison and one step great-granddaughter, Jaylynn. Three sisters and one brother Dorothy (Larry) Nicolet, Delores (Robert) Pinneke, Dianna Berghefer and Duane (Janet) Oudekerk. Also survived by mother-in-law Elaine Havig and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo, MN on Friday, March 11, 2011 from 4-8 PM. Private family service will be held on Saturday, March 12, 2011 at 11 AM at The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo.
The Peterson Chapel, Buffalo is proud to have served the family.