Donna Mae E. Schardt, 81
March 27, 1934 — Dec. 4, 2015
Mrs. Donna Mae Schardt passed away early Friday morning, Dec. 4, 2015, at Harrison Home in Cedarburg, where she had resided for the last 10 years. She was 81 years old. Donna Mae was born in Milwaukee on March 27, 1934, daughter of Elmer and Gertrude Witt Sprender. She was united in marriage with Robert Schardt. The couple lived in Menomonee Falls and later Germantown. Robert preceded her in death, and Donna Mae moved to Cedarburg in 2004. Mrs. Schardt enjoyed cribbage, bowling and yearly trips to Las Vegas. In her younger days, she was a gymnast.
Donna Mae is survived by her daughters, Linda (Mark) Sohrweide of Cedar Grove and Roxanne Gerscke of Germantown; five grandchildren, Amber, Brian, Danielle, Brittany and Zachary. She is further survived by sister Edith Heins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert; sister, Jean Tonz; and brother, Donald Sprender.
A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12 at the Eernisse Funeral Home, 1600 W. Grand Ave., Port Washington. Pastor Ed Rafferty will preside. The family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Memorials are suggested in lieu of flowers.
Online condolences may be left at www.eernissefuneralhome.com.