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Donald F. Jahnke, 87, of Brainerd

Donald Fredrich Jahnke, 87, died Monday, July 20, 2015, at Good Samaritan Society - Bethany, in Brainerd.
 
Private family services will be held.
 
Donald Jahnke was born Nov. 2, 1927, in Gibbon, to Ernest and Emma (Fredrich) Jahnke.
 
Mr. Jahnke lived in Glencoe and worked at Green Giant and as a salesman for Sears. He then moved to a house on Little Pelican Lake near Breezy Point. His favorite thing to do besides fishing was feeding and watching the birds. He worked at the Holiday Inn until he retired. He then moved to the Heartland Apartments in Pine River, where he was the caretaker for about 14 years. He lived at Bethany Good Samaritan Nursing Home for about a year.
 
He is survived by his wife, Gertrude; sons, Don Jr. and Kurt; daughters, Vicky Mortenson and Judy Jahnke; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; and his brother, Arden Jahnke, who passed away six days later, on July 26, 2015.
 
He was preceded in death by his parents.
 
Arrangements were with the Nelson-Doran Funeral Home.