LaDonna Hoefgen

LaDonna Hoefgen, age 81, of Dousman, was called home on Aug. 25, 2015.

LaDonna is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, Leo Hoefgen; her sons David (Kathleen) and Mark Hoefgen; along with her granddaughters Lauren and Kristen. She is further survived by her sisters Cleo Balthazor, Eileen “Patsy” (Malcom) Hollop, Beverly “Bubbles” Weaver and Bonita Barribeau along with many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

LaDonna was preceded in death by her parents, William and Vitlean Smitham; her brothers William, Albert and James, and her sisters Wilhemina, Farris, Lucille, Lois, Nancy and Dorothy.

A funeral Mass will be held for LaDonna on Saturday, Aug. 29, at 10:30 a.m. with a visitation for family and friends to start at 9:00 a.m. until time of Mass, all to take place at St. Bruno’s Catholic Church in Dousman. LaDonna will be laid to rest on Monday, Aug. 31, at 10:00 A.M. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Waukesha.

Memorials are suggested to St. Bruno’s Catholic Church.

LaDonna will be remembered for her cooking and bringing the family together for home-cooked meals every Saturday and Sunday. She never missed an opportunity to see her granddaughters in a school event or anything they were involved in. She was very involved with the family business and was always taking care of her family. She will be deeply missed as a wonderful loving wife, mom, grandmother and sister.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 262-567-4457 or visit