Craig David Donk


Feb. 27, 1966 – June 6, 2020

TORRINGTON – Craig David “Duckey” Donk of Torrington passed away unexpectedly on Saturday June 6, 2020. He was 54.

 A private family viewing and cremation have taken place. 

A celebration of his life will be 11 a.m., Aug. 3, 2020, at the Lighthouse Ministries Church with Pastor Rick Carroll officiating. 

Craig was born Feb. 27, 1966, to David Donk and Cheryl Larson in Cayuga, N.Y., the oldest of four children. Living in South Dakota in 1983, he met and married Anna Schoenfelder and during this marriage he was blessed with two beautiful children. 

The two later divorced.

In 1984 he met Peggy Ellis and together they became proud parents of a daughter. 

Craig is survived by son, Rayden Schlamo; daughter Denise Schlamo; daughter Raynette (Chris) Fugman, mother Cheryl Larson; sister Laurie Smith; sister Tanya (Chad) Billings: niece Kalee Boulden; niece Gabby (Kenny) Essert: nephew Jeremy (Stacia) Harker, niece Heather (Eli) Gonzalez, niece Tessa Feagley  (Chris); nephew Trae Smith; nephew Brandon (Marlaina) Blackshire; grandchildren Emma and Marcus Fugman and several great-nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. 

He was preceded in death by both his paternal and maternal grandparents and his younger brother, Gary Allen Donk,

Friends and family are invited to attend Craig’s celebration of life and stay for a lunch afterwards. The family is grateful for the condolences, flowers, donations and support all of you have shown during this difficult time.

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