Donna Mae Whitcher

Donna Mae Whitcher

Madison/Platteville Donna Mae Whitcher, age 72, of Platteville, formerly Madison, died Thursday, November 01, 2012 at ManorCare in Platteville. She was born May 14, 1940 in Madison, the daughter of Robert and Mernelda (Philmalee) Meyer. She was married for 38 years to the late Richard “Dick” Whitcher, and together they raised their family in Madison. Donna loved to gamble and take long car rides with her husband. She treasured the time spent with family and friends.

She is survived by a son, Dale (Tina) Whitcher; a daughter, Lola (Steve) Huck; grandchildren, Travis and Nikalas Whitcher, and Kelsey and Brett Huck; siblings, Bob (Linda) Meyer, Glennann Yahnkee, Ada Rose, Sara (Greg) Strain, Charlene (Bob) Koehler; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; Arthur Wendt, Glenn Delabare, Rod and Ruth Meyer, Diane Meyer, Vicki Grindstraff, Bob Koehler, and Don Rose.

A funeral service will be held at 12 noon on Monday, November 5, 2012, at RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 2418 N. Sherman Avenue, with the Rev. Mark Clinger officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of service on Monday at the funeral home. The family would like to thank the staff at ManorCare, in Platteville, Our House Assisted Living, and Southwest Hospital.