LANCASTER - Douglas D. Wolf, age 61, of Lancaster, passed away Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at his home. He was born on Dec. 15, 1954, the son of Robert L. and Marian D. (Keene) Wolf. Doug graduated from Lancaster High School in 1973. On Aug. 9, 1975, he married his high school sweetheart, Kristine A. Noble, at the Lancaster Congregational Church. Doug graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and furthered his education by having received his master's from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He taught at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville for a short time and later returned to farming. Doug, Kris, and their family currently operate Wolf L&G Farms.
He served on the Wisconsin Pork Producers Board, National Pork Producers Council, Lancaster School Board and People's State Bank Board. Doug served on the United States Department of Agriculture and the State of Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. He had a passion to share his love for agriculture which lead him to being elected to numerous boards and committees for which he traveled many different states and countries, leaving a legacy in the agriculture industry. Since 2013, Doug and Kris have owned Driftless Meats & More in Viroqua. He was also active in the Lancaster FFA Alumni, Lancaster Congregational Church, and enjoyed hunting trips with family and friends. Doug loved spending time with his five wonderful grandchildren and all of their activities.
Survivors include his loving wife of 40 years, Kris; their daughter, Megan and her daughters, Makenna and Malaina Graney; their son, Shannon (Melissa) and their sons, Mitch, Nolan and Ross; a sister, Jann (Richard) Harms; his brothers, Larry (Pam) and Mark (Rosemary) Wolf; his mother-in-law, Elsie Noble and her family, Terry (Kris), Robert (Diane), Kathy (Rodney) Vogelsberg, and Douglas (Amy) Noble; and many nieces and nephews.
Doug was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Marian Wolf; and his father-in-law, Stanley Noble.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, at 11 a.m. at the LANCASTER CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, with Rev. Mark Dieter officiating. Private family burial will be held in Hillside Cemetery, Lancaster. Family and friends may call on Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the church and on Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. until time of services. In lieu of plants and flowers, a Douglas D. Wolf Memorial Fund has been established. Schwartz Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Lancaster is assisting the family.
Online condolences: www.martinschwartzfuneralhomes.com.
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