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Don ‘Weasel’ Dal Ponte PDF Print E-mail

Don “Weasel” Dal Ponte, age 63, a resident of Three Lakes, Wis., for more than 30 years and formerly of Highland Park, Ill., died Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Rhine­lander, Wis.

He was born May 18, 1950, in Highland Park, to parents, Albino and Mary Dal Ponte.

Don was a proud bar/restau­rant owner for more than 30 years.

He was a great father, brother, uncle, friend and coach.

He was a member of ACE “Association of Club Executives,” the Lions Club and the Tavern League.

Don was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Gino.

He is survived by his daughters, Alicia, Nicole and Gabriella Dal Ponte of Three Lakes; sister, Marguerita Miller of Highland Park; niece, Linda Trinka of Crystal Lake, Ill.; and numerous other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Gaffney-Busha Funeral Home in Eagle River, Wis. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to the time of the service.

A memorial will be established in Don’s name.

Gaffney-Busha Funeral Home is serving the family.

Online condolences may be expressed at


Tuesday, April 22, 2014 10:03 AM

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