Donna J. Witz, 77 |
Nov. 26, 1939 — Sept. 3, 2017
Donna J. Witz (July), nee Schwichtenberg, of West Bend, passed away Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, at the age of 77. Donna was born Nov. 26, 1939, to John and Elsie (nee Dudei) Schwichtenberg in West Bend. She was an avid reader, and beloved Green Bay Packers and Wisconsin Badgers fan. Donna loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Our mom had a “big heart” and made many friends in the four years she lived at Cedar Community. Her smile would light up the room when visitors would stop in and admire her family pictures and décor.
Donna is survived by her children, Debra (Kenneth) Kujawski of Wayne, Cheryl (Frank) Simonson of Kewaskum, Jackie (Alan) Buckley of West Bend, and Susan (Rick) Wild of Horicon. She is further survived by her grandchildren, Joe (Johanna) Kujawaki of Fond du Lac, Michele (Christopher) Steinberger of West Bend, Jeremy (Kristin) Simonson of Kewaskum, Jennifer (Tim) Balthazor of Fremont, Melissa (Josh) Harter of West Bend, Adam Simonson of Campbellsport, Joshua (Heather) Buckley of Kingsport, Tennessee, Jessica Woods of West Bend, Nicole (Bryan) VanLaarhoven of Green Bay, and Keith Leintz of Horicon; great-grandchildren, Evelynn, Daphne, Adam, Abigail, Aiden, Gavin, Noah, Lorelai, Jaxon, Alayna, Hayden, Lilyanna, Jasmine, Xavier, Hunter and Talyn; siblings, Herb Schwichtenberg, Eleanor Holzmann and Carol Montgomery; special friend, Marion Ranney; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Donna is preceded in death by her parents; sister, Mae Groh; sister-inlaw, Lorraine Schwichtenberg; and brothers-in-law, Sylvester Groh, Alfred Holzmann and Roger Montgomery.
A graveside service will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, at Washington County Memorial Park of West Bend. In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the family.
A special thank you to all the staff at Cedar Community who took great care of our mom for the last four years. You made her days special and s hared many stories. Also, thank you to Ronael her favorite nursie doctor (PA) for her compassion and friendship.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.