Services were held Monday July 2, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. at the Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Rev. Bob Stouts officiated. Burial was in the Silver Township Cemetery in Quimby.
Donn was born Oct. 29, 1930 in Boone, to W.H. and Signe (Bodholdt) Kischer. He attended school and graduated from high school in Newell. He worked with his father for a few years in livestock purchasing, before taking a job with Hy-Grade Packing as a hog buyer, retiring in 1994.
On June 11, 1950 he married Virginia Smith at the Loon Lake Baptist Church in Jackson County Minn. They lived near Quimby since 1958.
He was a Cub Scout Master in Quimby for many years. He also coached various Little League teams and was recognized by then Gov. Robert Ray for his volunteerism and coaching efforts. He also helped to start the Town and Country Club in Quimby. He enjoyed deer, elk, pheasant hunting and fishing.
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandchild.
Survivors include his wife, daughters, Rosalynn Larson and her husband Joel of Alta; Dona Sargent and her Husband Terry of Quimby; sons, Frederick Kischer and his special friend Susan Glouser of Cherokee; Walter "George" Kischer and his wife Lynda of Sac City; sister Genise Minden and her husband Arlo of Hot Springs Ark.; grandchildren Amy Meyer and her husband James; Chad Larson and his wife Cynthia; Jessica Larson and her special friend Terry Williams; Luke Larson; Joelynn Stevens and her husband Michael; Rachel Buffington and her husband Russell; Beth Sargent and her special friend Brennan Weede; Gail Morgan; Ruth Ann Sargent and her special friend Michael Grage; Alyn Sargent; Benjamin Kischer and his wife Lacy; Tanner Kischer; Jala Kischer; 21 great-grandchildren.