|Birth: ||Jun. 19, 1924|
|Death: ||Apr. 9, 2012|
Donald W. "Don" Barnickle, age 87, a Naperville, IL resident since 1950, died Monday, April 9, 2012 at St. Patrick's Residence in Naperville.
He was born June 19, 1924 in Mendota, IL.
Beloved husband of Dorothy "Dottie" (nee Solberg) Barnickle, whom he married in 1948, beloved father of Sherie Barnickle and Cyndee (Gregg) Wuollet, adored grandfather of Brian Wuollet, Amanda Guzman and Matthew Wuollet, devoted son of the late Charles and Gertrude Barnickle, dear brother of the late Alma Guehler and the late Patrick Barnickle, fond uncle of two nephews and one niece.
Graduate of Northern Illinois University with a Bachelors Degree and received his Masters Degree from Colorado State University.
Don served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and later taught at Washington Junior High School in Naperville. In 1955 he became the first principal at Beebe Elementary School and in 1960, the first principal at Elmwood Elementary School, where he retired in June of 1994.
Don was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Naperville and over the years his community involvement included: Stephens Ministry, Meals on Wheels, the Naperville Riverwalk Development Committee and served as a court reporter for the State of Illinois.
Visitation Monday, April 16, 2012 from 4:00 – 7:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville. Additional Visitation Tuesday, April 17, 2012 from 1:00 – 2:00 PM at Grace United Methodist Church, 300 E. Gartner Rd., Naperville, IL Funeral Services will follow at 2:00 PM in the church.
Interment at Naperville Cemetery.
Created by: Syd Gardner
Record added: Jan 11, 2013
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