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Donald Heeren
MADISON - Donald Heeren passed away on September 21, 2014 while visiting Monroe, WI. He was born in Monroe on December 4, 1940, the son of Roy and Viola Heeren, and graduated from Monroe High School in 1958 after helping found the "Monroe Amateur Rocket Society" (MARS) and excelling at musical performance in tuba and piano. He went on to study music performance at the University of Wisconsin, paying his way through college by playing jazz bass.