Donna M. Semrau

November 1, 1928 ~ August 17, 2019 (age 90)

Donna M. Semrau, 90 of Whitewater, passed away on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Fort Memorial Hospital of Fort Atkinson.

Donna was born on November 1, 1928 in Milwaukee, WI, the daughter of Phillip and Sylvia (Sellers) King.  On June 8, 1946, she married Gerhart Semrau at Trinity Lutheran Church in Coleman, WI.  The couple had 2 sons and enjoyed 33 years of marriage until his death in 1979.  She never remarried.  Donna was a devoted Milwaukee Brewers fan and followed the Green Bay Packers closely.  She enjoyed the thrill of gambling and often played games on her computer.  She was a social lady, who loved visiting with the members of her coffee klatch and eating the treats she often provided.  Donna enjoyed fishing is remembered by her family for being a great mom with a wonderful sense of humor.  She will be dearly missed.

Donna is survived by: her sons Jerome (Judy) of East Troy, and Kenneth (Kristy) of Whitewater; 4 grandchildren Michelle (Jeff) Kruse, Curtis (Shelly) Semrau, Chad (Julie) Semrau, and Nicole (Brian) Mattison; 9 great-grandchildren Samantha, Summer, Cody, Cody, Ireland, Ian, Bailey, Caden, and Brady; and 2 great, great-grandchildren.  She is also survived by a number of other relatives and friends.

Donna is preceded in death by her parents, husband, and 3 brothers.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00PM on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at the Olsen-Gibson Funeral Home of Jefferson with Rev. Gerald Wendt presiding.  Visitation will be on Thursday from 1:00PM until the time of service.  Donna will be buried at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery of Coleman at 12:00PM on Saturday, September 7, 2019.

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