Donna I. Pfeiffle

Oct. 3, 1929 - April 6, 2009

Donna I. Pfeiffle of Brookfield died Monday, April 6, 2009, at Elmbrook Memorial Hospital at age 79. Donna was born Oct. 3, 1929, the daughter of Arthur and Louise Fritz.

She was a longtime member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Waukesha, where she taught Sunday school and sang in the choir. Donna had many joys in life, including reading books, flower arranging and gardening. Her greatest joys were spending time with her family and her involvement in church.

Donna will be deeply missed by her husband, David; brothers, the Rev. Dayton (Ellie), Robert (Carol), Arthur (Myrna), Wayne (Darlene) and Norman (Lola) Fritz; and sister, Dolores Fritz. Donna is further survived by other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Gerald.

A funeral service for Donna will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 9 at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1052 Whiterock Ave., Waukesha. The Rev. Larry Gates will be officiating. Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the time of the 3 p.m. service Thursday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church are appreciated (see address above). Burial will be at Highland Memorial Park, Brookfield.

The Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary or to leave a condolence, please visit