Donna J. Smith
J. Smith, 58, of Waupun, died Saturday, June 20, 2015 at Markesan Resident
was born December 22, 1956 in Fond du Lac the daughter of Kenneth and Marilyn
Rymer Garb. She graduated from Laconia High School in 1975, and then met her
husband, Charles Smith. On April 2, 1977 they were married in Rogersville, WI.
Donna and Charles lived in Waupun all their married lives. Donna worked for the
city of Waupun Police Department, starting as a dispatcher and later became an
Administrative Assistant to the Chief of Police until her retirement in 2012
due to health concerns. Donna and
Charles had a passion for collecting full size antique International tractors,
and after restoring them they enjoyed traveling to parades and tractor shows
for everyone to enjoy. Donna enjoyed watching sports and was an enthusiastic
is survived by her husband, Charles of Waupun; a daughter, Staci (David) Long
of Waupun; a grandson, Alexander; two granddaughters: Harper and Hannah; a
brother, Richard (Jodie) Garb of Eldorado; a sister, Jolene (Jason) Schmid of
Fond du Lac; her parents, Kenneth & Marilyn Garb of Rosendale; and other
relatives and friends.
and relatives may call on the family on Thursday, June 25, 2015 from 4-7 p.m.
at the Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun.
The family requests private funeral and burial services.
Funeral Home of Waupun and staff are serving the family. Please visit our website at
www.wernerharmsenfuneralhome.com for further information and to send