It breaks our hearts to announce that Donald Peter “Don” Pitsch, age 69, of Hilbert, passed away surrounded by his family on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 at St. Elizabeth Hospital. He was born in Neenah on January 7, 1953 to the late Peter & Cecilia (Pritzl) Pitsch. He married Debra Denny on October 8, 1983 in Hilbert, Wisconsin. \n\nWell known as a joyous man who would frequently crack a joke, Don enjoyed time out fishing, tending to his garden and bonfires. He wouldn’t pass up an opportunity to dance and was quick to share a cold beer with those he loved.\n\nHe leaves behind his beloved wife of nearly 40 years: Debra; 5 sons and 1 daughter: Eric (Wendy) Pitsch, Shawn (Tori) Pitsch, Jill (Rich) Pitsch, Joey (Sarah) Pitsch, Sunrise (Bekah) Pitsch, Lucas (Terri) Pitsch; his grandchildren: Christian, Emma, Jasper, Lydia, Lainey, Layten, Chase, Conner, Lynley, Maddison, Jack, Rilyn & Finley; a sister: Germaine Jape; and a brother: Arthur Pitsch. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. \n\nHe was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers: Kenneth & Dennis Pitsch; 5 sisters: Pauline Remme, Joan Pitsch, Lorraine Tews, Donna Westfahl, Rose Schafer Ertl, brothers-in-law: Tom Jape, LeRoy Remme, George Tews, Wilbur Schafer, Jerome Ertl; and a sister-in-law: Judy Pitsch.\n\nFuneral Service will be at 4:00 pm on Thursday, July 21, 2022 at the Wieting Family Funeral Home (411 W. Main St.) in Chilton with Rev. Michael Betley officiating. A time of visitation will take place at the Wieting Family Funeral Home from 2:00 pm until 3:45 pm on Thursday, July 21, 2022. \n\nDon’s family would like to thank Tina from 57 Saloon and Grill for all of the Fritos; your generosity did not go unnoticed.