Donald D. Sievek, age 90, of Brainerd, passed away on his 90th Birthday, May 7, 2019. Don was born in Bemidji to Charles & Christina (Nelson) Sievek. He married Doris Manning on September 25, 1947. Don worked in Lumber sales, starting in Brainerd at Standard Lumber. He then started working for his brother in Onamia, and they became partners, owning and operating Mille Lacs Lumber and Supply.
Don was a faithful member of Trinity Lutheran Church for 65 years. He also was a member of the exclusive RF club for 70 years, only missing one meeting in all those years. Don served on the Brainerd Public Utilities board for 14 years and served as a volunteer firefighter for 35 years.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 71 years, Doris; sons, Steve (Carol) of Brainerd and Kim (Marilyn) of Brainerd; grandchildren: Lisa (Ty) Olson, Jeff (Leslie) Sievek, Marti (Meghan) Sievek, Kellie (Jim) Guida, Anna (Jon) Larson, Rebecca (Isaac) Wales, Katie (Gary) Mudgett; 16 great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandson.
Don is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Michelle Bahma; brother, Les Sievek; sisters: Frances Bull, Alice Akre, Ardell Meland.
A memorial service for Don will be held on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 11AM at Trinity Lutheran Church. Visitation will be held on Monday, May 13, 2019 from 4-7PM at Halvorson Taylor Life Events Center (512 South 8th St), and one hour prior to the service, Tuesday at the church. Interment will be at Vaale cemetery, at a later date.
Memorials are preferred to the Trinity Lutheran Church Scholarship fund.
Caring for Don & the Sievek Family:
Halvorson Taylor Funeral Home
512 South 8th Street, Brainerd