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Wacek, Donna

Donna M Wacek (Schuch) passed away on the 20th of May, 2023, in Iola, Wisconsin at the age of 85.

Donna was born in Kewaunee, Wisconsin on June 4, 1937, to the late Adolph and Sylvia (Ramesh) Schuch.

Donna graduated from Kewaunee High School in 1955, where she was a standout cheerleader, member of the Debate Club, FHA, NFL and Pep Clubs. She was also a member of Student Council.

Donna married Richard B. Wacek on October 11, 1958, he preceded her in death January 15, 1997. Donna and Richard had two children, Jeffrey J. and wife Cassandra Wacek, Iola, Wisconsin and Kim Marie Wacek, St. Augustine, Florida.

After Richard’s death, Donna attended a high school class reunion where she met then later married, Louis J. Brandt, they enjoyed 19 wonderful years together until his passing on June 4, 2021.

Donna was a very stylish lady; she had many hobbies including travel, gardening, floral arranging, word search puzzles, cooking and baking. She was so very proud of her home and family.

Donna was a secretary at NWTC for many years, a loving mother, wife and friend to all.

Survivors include Kim Marie Wacek, Jeffrey J. and wife Cassandra, twin brother Dean (Carol) of Cecil, Wisconsin, brother in law, Edward J. Wacek, De Pere, Wisconsin, grandson Tyson Bartosh (Candace), four grandchildren, 2 nieces and 3 nephews.

The family would like to thank the Willows Assisted Living, Iola, Wisconsin, where Donna enjoyed her apartment, her friends, the activities and the kindness of everyone.

Private services will be held at Voie Funeral home, Iola, Wisconsin on the 26 of May. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests planting a tree in her memory.

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