Donna L. Reitz

Donna L. Reitz

Donna L. Reitz, age 71, of McFarland, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Agrace HospiceCare, with her family by her side. She was born on July 12, 1946, in Hustisford, Wis., the daughter of Donald and Marguerite (Lange) Maule. She was united in marriage to Robert Reitz on May 20, 1967, at Lakeview Lutheran Church. Donna graduated from Sun Prairie High School and continued her education at Wartburg College and UW Madison. She was an avid traveler, exploring many different places around the world. She managed several travel agencies and went on to co-own Capitol Travel Service in 1975, later retiring in 1987. Donna and Bob loved Wisconsin sports. They were season ticket holders for Badger hockey and football. Donna never missed a Packer game. She had an adventurous spirit and was loyal to her family and friends. Donna loved the water, especially the beautiful beaches in Maui, her favorite place to visit. She also had a great love for dogs, and her most adored golden retrievers. Although Donna faced many challenges, she never let it limit her.

Donna is survived by her mother; husband, Bob; son, Ken (Ramona) Reitz; granddaughter, Anna Reitz; two grandsons, Joshua and Joseph Reitz; sister, Carol “Kip” (Steve) Christensen; brother, Ken Maule; and a loving extended family. She was preceded in death by her father, Donald Maule.

Funeral services will be held at NEW LIFE CHURCH, 7564 Cottage Grove Rd., Madison, at 11 a.m., on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. Visitation will be held at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION CARE, 5203 Monona Dr., Madison, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m., on Tuesday, Nov. 14, and also at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Donna’s name may be made to Agrace HospiceCare. The family would like to thank Dr. Wendell Lake, Dr. Lincoln Rameriz, and Dr. Edward Kramper for their dedicated care. Online condolences may be made at
Gunderson East
Funeral & Cremation Care
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