Douglas Wayne “Doug” Morrissette

Douglas Wayne “Doug” Morrissette

Birth
Hudson, St. Croix County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 16 Oct 2019 (aged 84)
Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Fitchburg, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 203956591 · View Source
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FITCHBURG – Douglas Wayne “Doug” Morrissette, age 84, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. He was born on Feb. 25, 1935, in Hudson, Wis., the son of Arthur and Grace Morrissette. Doug married Mary Ellen Wells in New Richmond, Wis., on Oct. 27, 1956, and served in the U.S. Air Force.

Doug enjoyed hunting, fishing, shopping for antiques and coin collecting. He served as the town chairman for the City of Fitchburg from 1975-1981 and then as mayor from 1993-1999. He called Fitchburg home for 48 years.

Doug is survived by his children, Julie Sanders, Jeff Morrissette; Jean Morrissette and Jay (Dana) Morrissette; grandchildren, Georgie Sanders, Katelin Morrissette and Lindsey Morrissette, and Madison and Nathan Morrissette; great-grandchildren, Mason and Bryce Morrissette; brother, Randy (Sandy) Morrissette; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his beloved wife, Mary; brothers Dwayne and Clinton; and sisters, Fran, Joan and Joy.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at GOOD SHEPHERD CATHOLIC PARISH at ST. JOSEPHS, 1905 West Beltline Highway, Madison, at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, with Mons. Thomas Baxter presiding. Burial will be held at Oak Hall Cemetery in Fitchburg. Visitation will be held at GUNDERSON FITCHBURG FUNERAL AND CREMATION CARE, 2950 Chapel Valley Rd., Fitchburg from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m., on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, and at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of the Mass on Tuesday.

Gunderson Fitchburg Funeral & Cremation Care
2950 Chapel Valley Rd.


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  • Created by: northernpeach
  • Added: 18 Oct 2019
  • Find A Grave Memorial 203956591
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Douglas Wayne “Doug” Morrissette (25 Feb 1935–16 Oct 2019), Find A Grave Memorial no. 203956591, citing Oak Hall Cemetery, Fitchburg, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by northernpeach (contributor 47679409) .