Donald W. Jaenecke, 60, a retired National Fuel employee and owner of Jaenecke's Rubber Stamp, died Saturday (Sept. 26, 1998) at his Town of Wheatfield home.
Jaenecke was raised in the City of Tonawanda and was a 1957 graduate of Tonawanda High School. He was a veteran of the Air Force.
An employee of National Fuel for 36 years, he retired in 1993. He owned and operated Jaen-ecke's Rubber Stamp, which he operated from his Wheatfield home, for 30 years.
He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church.
He was active in the Boy Scouts of America for 38 years and was past assistant district commissioner. He was a director of Nine Mile Island Youth Camp in Pendleton. He also was a member of Tonawanda Lodge 247, F&AM.
Jaenecke was a Wheatfield animal-control officer and also served as Wheatfield town constable. He was a volunteer instructor for the American Red Cross for the past 40 years and was a certified state hunting safety instructor.
Survivors include his wife, the former Deloris M. Phillips; two daughters, Lynn Gorey of LaGrange Park, Ill., and Tina Vizzi of Youngstown; two sons, Alan of Amherst and Dale of Camillus; a sister, Nancy Rusinski of Lancaster; his stepmother, Sylvia of Eau Claire, Wis.; and two grandchildren.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Grace Lutheran Church, Payne Avenue and Robinson Street, North Tonawanda. Burial will be in Elmlawn Cemetery, Town of Tonawanda.