Donna M. Schmelzer

Plain/Donna M. Schmelzer age 80 of Loganville passed away on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at Agrace in Fitchburg, WI.  

She lost her battle with Alzheimer’s Disease surrounded by the love of her family.  She was born on August 3, 1937 in Madison, WI the daughter of Fred and Martha (Kelley) Ream.  She was married on April 27, 1957 to Ronald Schmelzer.  

Donna was a member of St. Luke’s Catholic Church and Homemakers.  She was a strong, kind and loving person that gave the most amazing advice.  She enjoyed reading, antiques, shopping, watching deer, traveling and all Holidays.  Most importantly spending time with her family, friends and her dogs, Baby and Teddy.  

Survivors include, 3 daughters, Debbie (Eddie) Emberson, Kathy (Mark) Harrington both of Madison, Tracy (Chuck) Firari of Eau Claire, 11 grandchildren, Shannon Schmelzer, Kelly (Andy) Woodman, Sean (Kayla) Emberson, Tiffany Schmelzer, Stacy (Ercan) Dzelil, Tyler (Alanna) Schmelzer, Michael and Kaitlyn Harrington, Emily, Hannah and Ryan Firari, 2 great granddaughters, Hayden Emberson and Aspen Woodman, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  She was preceded by her parents, her husband, Ron Schmelzer, a son, Michael Schmelzer, 2 siblings, Shirley (Don) Mathison and Marie Hale.

Donna will be dearly missed by all, but her strength and love will forever be in our hearts.  

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, March 16, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Plain, WI. with burial in the church cemetery.  Visitation will be held on Friday at the church from 9:30 A.M. until the time of Mass.  

The family would like to give special thanks to her caregiver, Amanda, St. Mary’s Care Center and Agrace.  

Online condolences available at  

The Richardson-Stafford Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.  

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