Donald Herman Rademacher, age 80, of Rochester, passed away Aug. 6, 2019, at Stewartville Care Center in Stewartville.
Don was born April 17, 1939, to Marcella (Loechler) and Herman Rademacher in Lake City. He married Phyllis (Bartels) on July 9, 1966, in Elma, IA.
His working years were spent in the produce and meat departments of Super Value in Lake City, Owatonna and Rochester. He eventually transitioned to a custodian at Mayo Clinic, retiring after 15 years in 2001. He enjoyed owning and managing his three rental properties in Rochester. He also enjoyed playing cards with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Phyllis, their two children, Gregg Rademacher, daughter Jennifer and her husband Steve Grinnell, and grandsons Grahame and Griffin Grinnell, all of Rochester; an his sisters, Marlene (Dick) Wallerich, Isabelle Blattner and Jean Beck.
He was preceded in death by parents, his brother Jerry Rademacher, and brothers-in-law Milton Blattner and Myron Beck.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday Aug. 17, at Resurrection Lutheran Church in Rochester. The Rev. Stephen Meyer will officiate. Placement of the urn will follow at Oakwood East Cemetery in Rochester.