Donna Jean Vincent
April 17, 1948 – Dec. 3, 2010
Jean Vincent of Wales died peacefully Friday, Dec. 3, 2010, surrounded by
her family at AngelsGrace Hospice at the age of 62. She was born April 17,
1948, in Waukesha, the daughter of Donald and Esther (Zaic) Johnson.
Donna was a longtime member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church. Donna eagerly
went to work everyday for Bill Barry at Speed Systems for more than 24
years. Always active, she treasured the friendships she formed at
Stillwaters, Curves, Nia and yoga. Donna touched many people’s lives
with her sewing skills and handmade greeting cards.
Donna will be sadly missed by her loving husband of 41 years, Michael; her
children, Christine Vincent of Minneapolis, Minn., and Eric (Kari) Vincent
of Milwaukee; her grandchildren, Nolan and Brady; her mother, Esther Hanke
of Waukesha; her sisters, Beth (Ronald) Knox of Dallas and Susan (Mike)
Sugrue of Waukesha; her sisters-inlaw, Cynthia (Bob) Deatrick of Waukesha
and Lynn (John) Staub of Scottsdale, Ariz.; nieces and nephews, Alan, Amy,
Jill, Ryan, Jennelle and Jaclyn; and a long list of friends who are all
angels to her.
She was preceded in death by her father, Donald Johnson.
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. memorial service
Wednesday, Dec. 8, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237
N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to AngelsGrace Hospice,
W359-N7430 Brown St. (Highway P), Oconomowoc, WI 53066; Stillwaters Cancer
Support Services, 434 Madison St., Waukesha, WI 53188; or Caringbridge.org.
Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning
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