Donald E. Truschke, 65, of Mokena, formerly of Blue Island, passed from this life Wednesday, January 15, 2020. Don is the beloved son of Shirley nee Hanke and the late Edward J. Truschke Sr. He is the loving brother of Richard (Nancy) Truschke and Edward Truschke Jr. Don is the cherished uncle of Michelle (Ryan) Nutile, Kimberly (Ryan) Doody, Sara Truschke and Jason (Kylie) Truschke and the adored great uncle of Raegan, Reese, Dylan, Weston, Rian and Jaymes. He leaves many other family member and dear friends to cherish his memory. Donald was born October 6, 1954 in Blue Island. He attended Blue Island public grade schools and Eisenhower High School, where he made many lifelong friends. Don was a faithful, active member of St. Peter & St. Paul Lutheran Church and a member of the Moose. He was a gifted self-employed carpenter. Don's greatest passions were fishing and boating, enjoying great times with family and friends. Visitation for Don will be held Monday, January 20, 2020, from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm at the Krueger Funeral Home, 13050 S. Greenwood Ave., Blue Island. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, at 11:00 am, St. Peter & St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church, 13153 S. Greenwood Ave., Blue Island. Interment will take place at Beverly Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to St. Peter & St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church greatly appreciated.