THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Byron J. McDougal
Issue Date: May 29, 2019
Byron J. McDougal, Oconto Falls, died in his sleep at home on his 83rd birthday. He was born May 20, 1936 in Oconto Falls to Glen and Viola (Keith) McDougal. He grew up in Oconto Falls where he attended St. Anthony Catholic grade school before graduating from Oconto Falls High School with the class of 1954. Following graduation, he enlisted into the US Air Force and was stationed in Texas, Washington D.C. and Okinawa, Japan.
Upon his honorable discharge from the military, he went to work for American Motors Corp. in Milwaukee and later Kenosha, retiring in 1988 back to Oconto Falls. During retirement he looked after his elderly parents, did things around town, hunted and especially enjoyed ice fishing.
Survivors includee one brother, Daniel (Janet) McDougal, Green Bay; two sisters-in-law, Janet McDougal, Manitowoc; Karen Peterson-McDougal, Oconto Falls; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Robert and John McDougal.
Visitation was held from 9 to 11 am on Saturday, May 25 at Jones Funeral Service in Oconto Falls. Committal services with military honors followed at St. Anthony Catholic Cemetery, Oconto Falls.