Donna L. Hauser, 72

Donna L. Hauser (nee Coons), 72, of West Bend, passed away on Wednesday, April 13, 2011.

She was born to Guy and Alice (nee Highiet) Coons on April 28, 1938, in Milwaukee. She married Henry W. Hauser on Oct. 4, 1957.

Donna graduated from Rufus King class of 56. She graduated from the nursing program at Milwaukee Area Technical College in 1969. She worked at Community Memorial Hospital from 1970 to 1976, Alexian Village as an infection control nurse for three years and at Lasata Nursing Home for 15 years. She volunteered at St. Josephs Hospital in the gift shop. Donna had a passion for gardening and animals. She loved to fish and was an avid reader.
She is survived by her husband; children, Polly (Dave) Johnson and Ryan (Shawn) Hauser; grandchildren, Mandy Weston, Alissa and Benjamin Johnson, Joey, Gavin and Braden Hauser; brother, Ben (Mary) Coons; nephew, Guy (Kerri) Coons; nieces, Katie (Rudi) Prucha and Kaye (Scott) Michalski. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents and her daughter, Lizbeth Hauser.
Visitation will take place on Sunday, April 17, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel. No formal service will take place. Interment will be at Long Lake Cemetery in Florence County.

Memorials would be appreciated to the Washington County Humane Society.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to her dear friends Penny and Sheldon and her friends at Dairy Queen in Jackson.