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Obituary: Donna M. Schoenheide

Dec 29, 2014 11:53AM ● Published by Jim

Donna M. Schoenheide, age 69, of Waupun, died peacefully on Sunday, December 28, 2014 at her home.

The visitation will be at Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The funeral service will follow at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Terry Larson officiating. Inurnment will be at Highland Memory Gardens at a later date.

The former Donna Mae Kraut was born on July 21, 1945 in Shawano, Wisconsin to Marvin and Ella (Schultz) Kraut. She graduated from Clintonville High School and was united in marriage with Robert E. Schoenheide on June 27, 1964 at Christus Lutheran Church in Clintonville. Donna loved her family dearly; it was most important to her. She loved going up North to her cottage near Conover. Donna worked at various places which include Jay Kay Fabrics, Bookworld, Gysber’s Foods in Waupun and the Remembrance Home in Beaver Dam, from where she retired in 2010.

Survivors are her husband of 50 years, Robert “Bob” Schoenheide of Waupun; son, Robert (Lisa) Schoenheide, of Beaver Dam, and their children, Ashley (Fiancé, Kyle) and Tyler; daughter, Dawn (Dean) Lokken, of Beaver Dam, and their daughter, Gabby; two great granddaughters, Savannah and Emily; one step-great grandson, Karson; five sisters, Judy (Arden) Patri of Bear Creek, Karen (Victor) Young of Kaukauna, Connie (Larry) Wisnefske of Clintonville, Sheryl (Mike) Gillette of Iola, and Bonnie (Larry) Raddatz of Sheboygan; sister-in-law, Donna (Jerry) Milbauer of Shawano; brother-in-law, Kenneth (good friend, Cathy) Schoenheide of Bear Creek; three aunts; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her paternal and maternal grandparents; parents and parents-in-law, Arthur and Nettie Schoenheide; one Uncle, Ervin Kraut; brother-in-law, Gerald Schoenheide and his wife Collette; one niece and one nephew in infancy.

The Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is caring for the family. To leave online condolences, or for directions and other information, please visit our website at


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