IN MEMORIAM: Laborers Local 100’s Donald F. Naumann

Donald F. Naumann, 87, of Waterloo, Ill., a 67-year member of Laborers Local 100, passed away peacefully on Oct. 19, 2022 at home with family by his side. He was born April 1, 1935 in East St. Louis, Illinois.

Brother Naumann received his union card with Local 100 in East St. Louis on Sept. 26, 1955. He was an avid softball player for the Waterloo Breezy Hill and Columbia softball teams throughout the 1960s and 1970s. He could fix and build anything, helped everyone, never met a stranger, and had a great sense of humor. He was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather. He was much-loved by his family and friends and will be dearly missed.

Brother Naumann is survived by his wife Ida Naumann (nee Barber); children Donald E. (Susan) Naumann, Susan (Dennis) Schweigert, and Michael (Karen) Naumann; grandchildren John (Lorrie) Naumann, Angie (James) White, Lindsay (Collin) Moore, Kyle (Alisha) Moore, Jason (Amanda) Frierdich, Stephanie (Erik) Elden, Samantha (Josh) Hurst, Abby Naumann, and Ellie Naumann; great grandchildren; great-great grandchildren; nieces; nephews; and cousins.

Brother Naumann was preceded in death by his parents Fred and Helen (nee Taylor) Naumann, brothers Richard Naumann, Fred (Janice) Naumann, and granddaughter Jennifer Frierdich.

As an expression of sympathy, the family prefers memorial contributions to the donor’s choice.

Private family services will be held.

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