Donald R. Nelson 55 lost his battle to cancer on Saturday evening November 22, 2014 in his home. He was born January 9, 1959 in Milwaukee, WI the son of Donald R. and Nancy Lee (nee: Starnes) Nelson. Over the years Don was employed with Wisconsin Plating, a fabricator, machinist and a fork lift operator. He enjoyed collecting cars, riding motorcycles, traveling, and spending time with family. He was also an avid Packer fan, and had a very contagious smile. Survivors include his caretaker, love and wife Gillian Jaeck, his godchildren Scottie, Monica, Tony, and Jo Jo, and his extended family; the Sauceda’s and Ynocencio’s, and his Fort Myers Florida family; Peggy and Rachel. A special thanks is given to the Aurora Cancer Clinic. In lieu of flowers, please make your donations to Gillian. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, December 6, 2014 in Strouf Funeral Home at 5 p.m. with Chaplain Dean Van Brunt officiating. Guests will be received on Saturday from 3 p.m. until time of service in the funeral home.;