Donna Mae Albrecht, 79

Donna Mae Albrecht, 79, of West Bend, passed away Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012 at St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan.

She was born on May 29, 1933 in West Bend to the late Dr. Arnold and Elinor (nee Fuge) Albrecht. Donna was employed at The Threshold in West Bend for many years. She loved singing and listening to music.

She is survived by a brother, Thomas Albrecht of Thiensville; nieces and nephews, Vicki Albrecht of Mesa, Ariz., Jody Albrecht of West Bend, Teri (Joe) Schneider of Sanford, Fla., Michelle (Paul) Barry of West Bend, Amy (Les) Gessner of Kewaskum, Brad (Karolyn) Schmidt of West Bend, Roberta Schmidt of West Bend, Scott (Margaret) Albrecht of Oostburg, and Zoe (Ken) Sweda of Cedarburg; and other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Rita Schmidt; and a brother, Dr. James Albrecht.

A funeral service in remembrance of Donna will be held on Sunday, Aug. 26 at 3 p.m. at the Myrhum – Patten Funeral Home, 1315 W. Washington St., West Bend. The Rev. David Schoob will officiate and burial will be in Washington County Memorial Park, West Bend. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Sunday from 1 p.m. until the time of service.

The family would like to express a special thank you to Donna’s caregivers, including the REM staff, especially Kristi and Allison, the Community Care staff, especially Michele and Theresa, and the Lutheran Social Services staff, especially Amy and Sue.

Memorials to Lutheran Social Services or Community Care are appreciated.

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