Friday, September 25, 2020


May 15, 1956—October 30, 2019

   “Don” was born on May 15th, 1956 to Norman and Edna Mae (Carter) Flaig. He grew up in Sparta, WI and graduated from Sparta High School in 1974. Don went to Western Technical College in La Crosse, WI and graduated as an auto mechanic in 1976. He had a great love for spending time with his friends, ice fishing, camping, drag racing, and smoking meat.

   Don fought a hard, courageous battle with cancer. He passed away on October 30th, 2019 at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Hospital in La Crosse, WI.

   He was preceded in death by his parents, Norman and Edna; and his sisters, Darlene, Sharon, and Jacqueline.

   He is survived by his (adopted daughter) Jacci Horstman, (adopted son) Ryan Zillmer, niece Mariah Flaig-Nome of Sparta, WI, along with many friends.

   Don's family and friends wish to extend a heart felt thank you to the Gundersen Hospice team for all the wonderful care provided to him.

   A visitation will be held on November 9th, 2019 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at The Gathering Place, 133 Mason Street, Onalaska, WI. A celebration of life is to follow after the visitation at Top Dawgs Bar & Grill, N8292 County Road C, Mindoro, WI. A burial will be held at a later date.

   The Coulee Region Cremation Group of Onalaska assisted the family with arrangements.

Coulee Region Cremation Group

Evans Print & Media Group

1302 River Rd.
P.O. Box 252

Sparta, WI 54656-0252

Office Number: (608) 269-3186
Fax Number: (608) 269-6876


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