Donna M. Smith
Smith, 85, passed away on January 31, 2017 at the Fond du Lac Lutheran Home.
She was born on September 7th, 1931 in Marathon County in the town
of Halsey, a daughter of LeRoy and Gertrude (Wilcox) Becker.
graduated from Athens High School. She married John “Jack” Smith on May 24,
1952 at St. Joseph’s Church in Fond du Lac.
at Canvas Products. She was a homemaker, volunteer extraordinaire for Sacred
Heart Elementary, a founding member of Sacred Heart Parish and the Altar and
Rosary Society. Donna was a Girl Scout leader for many years. She was a member
of the Fondy Riders Motorcycle Club with the Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed
cross stitch, crafting, embroidery, gardening and sewing. Donna loved children
and extended that love to many outside of her family.
survived by her husband of 64 years, John; five children Deborah (John)
Stephany, Rosemarie (Terry) Stotzheim, Michael (Shelly) Smith, Matthew (fiancé,
Cheryl) Smith and Rachel (Mark) Jones; ten grandchildren, Leah, Kyle, Kevin,
Samuel, Patrick, Michelle, Nicholas, Kassandra, Nathan and Marcus; and four
great grandchildren Amelia, Kylie, Christian and Lily. She is further survived
by two brothers, LeRoy and Earl, two sisters, Sally and Helen and many nieces
preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Frank and one sister, Mary
Donna’s family will greet relatives and friends on Saturday, February 4th,
2017 at Chapel of the Risen Christ Mausoleum, from 11:30 AM to 1:15 PM.
funeral service will follow visitation on Saturday at the Chapel at 1:30 PM. Entombment
will be in Calvary Mausoleum.
The family extends a special thanks
to the Fond du Lac Lutheran Home and Health Services and Agnesian Hospice for
the loving care they showed to Donna.
Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family. www.zacherlfuneralhome.com