Donald R. Kleemann, 93, passed away after a short, unexpected illness on January 18, 2021 in Port Orange, FL.
Donald is survived by his wife Sally of Port Orange, FL, his six children; David (Julie) Kleemann of Pittsburgh, PA, Kathy (David) Bazzano, Gary (Veinda) Kleemann, John (Kris) Kleemann, Bruce Kleemann, Doug Kleemann and two stepdaughters, Joell (Will) Dent all of Butler, PA and Nicole (Chris) West of Puyallup, WA. He is also survived by a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife Matilda Ruth Kleemann and his parents Jessie Kleemann and Rudolph Kleemann, Jr.
Donald was born on October 13, 1927 in Butler, PA to Rudolph Kleemann, Jr. and Jessie Tait Kleemann
Donald founded Standard Insulating in 1947 and left it in the early 2000’s when he turned the business over to three of his sons. Donald also owned a large rental real estate business for many years. He finally retired in 2009 when he sold his rental properties.
Donald had his private pilot license and enjoyed flying for many years. He also loved boating on the Allegheny River. He got his motorcycle license when he was 60 and had fun riding with a group of friends, making many trips to Daytona Beach for Bike Week.
In his later years he bought a motorhome and traveled the country, hitting every state with his wife, Sally, before finally settling in Port Orange, FL. Donald was cremated and per his request no service is planned.