Donald “Don” Jarr was called to Heaven by our Lord Jesus on February 7, 2016, at the age of 92. He had been a resident at Pine Haven Christian Home since April of 2015.

He was born in Milwaukee the son of the late Thorval and Myrtle (Milski) Jarr.

Don met his wife Jackie when they were teenagers. He served in the United States Army from 1943-1945 and they married after World War II on June 11, 1946.

They lived and raised their family in Milwaukee. They were married for 69 years.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife Jackie on August 20, 2015 and his son Jerry in 2010.

Don was a loving husband and father. He loved the outdoors, going fishing, hunting and golfing whenever he could. He was a lover of horses. He enjoyed going to the Nineweb deer camp for many years. He owned Don Jarr Associated Displays during his working years. He was a great artist and Master Woodcarver earning many awards. He loved being with his children and grandchildren

He is survived by three of his four children: Donna (Joe) Michalowitz, Sandy Taylor (Kevin), David (Pat) Jarr and his daughter-in-law, Rose Jarr. Also grandchildren: Andy (Rebecca) Michalowitz and Kelly Michalowitz, Sara Jarr, Jake (Cameron) Jarr, Shane (Missi) Taylor, Garet Taylor and Lance (Lisa) Taylor and Alex and Kaitlyn Jarr. He is further survived by four great-grandsons: Jack, Darwin, Brady and Mason; one sister: Elaine Schuenemann; one sister-in-law: Alyce Jarr and many relatives and friends.

Following Don’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Friends and family may attend visitation at Mother of Good Counsel Catholic Church at 6924 W Lisbon Ave., Milwaukee, on Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 10:30 a.m.. to 11:30 a.m. followed by a memorial mass of Christian burial at 11:30 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in Don’s name.

The Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Plymouth is serving the family. For online condolences, please visit

The family would like to thank the staff at Pine Haven especially Kelly Rabe and Steve Hendrikse and many others who took great care of him.

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