Jeff intended to retire in late August and so looked forward to his next adventures, that no doubt would include dairy cattle, learning, and maintaining the relationships he’d made over the years with countless students and friends.However, God had another plan for Jeff and on Thursday, July 26, 2018, he died at St. Mary’s Hospital, Madison.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 4, at Jeff and Lynette’s farm, 18450 Bethel Grove Road, Belmont, Wisconsin. Family and friends may gather from 12 (Noon) – 4 p.m., with the memorial service being held at 1 p.m. Please bring your own lawn chair as this will be outside. Rev. Connie Matye, of Peace Lutheran Church, Belmont will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Jeff Dornink Memorial Fund which will be used to fund scholarships for students at SWTC. These memorials may be sent to the home address or directly to the SWTC Foundation offices. The Melby Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville, is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.melbyfh.com.
A complete obituary is in the August 1, 2018 issue of The Platteville Journal.