Donald L. “Don” Bieker, 84, St. Anthony
Donald L. ” Don” Bieker, 84, of St. Anthony, died Tuesday, May 5, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. He was born in St. Anthony January 24, 1936, to Oscar and Viola (Lubbers) Bieker.
Don owned his own company, Don Bieker Construction, and was a sergeant on the Huntingburg Police Department. He was a charter member of the St. Anthony Fire Department and was instrumental in building the first St. Anthony fire truck. He enjoyed working and spending time with his family.
Surviving are three daughters, Donna Carie and husband James and Dennifer Bieker and husband Brian, all of Huntingburg , and Darlinda Petry and husband Lee, Winslow; two sons, Doug Bieker and wife Millie and Donnie Bieker, all of Huntingburg; 13 grandchildren; 40 great grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; three sisters, Gloria Petry, Ferdinand, Patty Ahrens, St. Anthony, and Sharon Jones and husband Floyd, Ireland; and three brothers, Bob Bieker and wife Henrietta, Jasper, Richard Bieker and wife Kathy, Dover, Delaware, and Mark Bieker and wife Sherry, Celestine.
Private funeral services will be held at Becher-Kluesner Funeral Home in Jasper with burial following in St. Anthony Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to the wishes of the family. Online condolences can be shared at www.becherkluesner.com.