Donna J. Boudry, 81
Nov. 27, 1933 -- July 20, 2015

 Donna J. Boudry (nee Cross)Donna J. Boudry (nee Cross), age 81, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 20, 2015, at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born on Nov. 27, 1933, in Mitchell, South Dakota, to Melvin and Verna (nee Gerlach) Cross. She went on to marry Eugene “Gene” Boudry on June 24, 1951, and had seven children. Donna spent most of her life employed at and owning her own restaurants throughout the surrounding area including the Cookie Cone Cafe. Donna’s family was first and foremost but she also enjoyed her hobbies, which included crocheting, knitting and being an expert seamstress.

Donna is survived by her children, Steven, Terry, Connie (James) Hulse, Diane (Gregory) Rodd, Randy (Lori), Corrine and Shawn; grandchildren, Shannon, Benjamin, John (Rebecca), Jennifer, Craig (Amanda), Curtis, Corey, Christopher (Leila), Cayla (Dustin), Jamie, Jeremy (Theresa), Amanda, Nicole (Dan), Tyler, Chad (Marcia), Adam, Trista (Travis) and Breanna (Steven); 16 great-grandchildren, with two additions expected this year; sister, Dorothy Blanchette; brother, Roger (Sandy) Cross; and siblings-in-law, Bruce, Jerry (Joyce) and Joyce (Gino) Iussig. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; sister, Darlene; and brothers, David and Dwight.

A funeral service will be held at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend) on Saturday, July 25, 2015, at noon. Visitation will be held at the funeral home Saturday, July 25, 2015, from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Interment will follow at Washington County Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the family are appreciated.

A special thank you to the Community Care workers Leah and Ann and the staff of Seasons Hospice.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or online at