David Kachelski, Wauwatosa, WI
Donna M. Gorr, age 72, of Juneau, died on Friday, September 3, 2010 in Madison.
The visitation will be at St. John”s Lutheran Church in Juneau on Wednesday, September 8, 2010 from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM. The funeral service will follow at the church on Wednesday at 6:00 PM with Rev. Paul Schupmann officiating. A dinner will follow at the church on Wednesday evening. Burial will be at Highland Memory Gardens in the Town of Trenton on Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 11:00 AM.
The former Donna May Zimmerman was born on July 24, 1938 in Juneau, Wisconsin to Lawrence and Louise (Weishoff) Zimmerman. Donna graduated from Juneau High School in 1956 and on June 16 of that year, she was united in marriage with Gerald Gorr at St. John”s Lutheran Church in Juneau. She worked at Weyco Shoe Factory for over 37 years. Some of her enjoyments in life came from knitting, crocheting, and camping, but most importantly, she enjoyed her time with her family and watching her grandchildren play sports. She was a member of the Legion Auxiliary for many years and was a life-long member of St. John”s Lutheran Church in Juneau.
Survivors are her husband, Gerald of Juneau, seven children, Cindy Gorr of Juneau, Loren “Butch” (Dawn) Gorr of Beaver Dam, Brian “Penee” (Jeanette) Gorr of Beaver Dam, Susan (Bob) Waller of Oxford, Todd (Deb) Gorr of Monroe, Beth (Steve) Bennett of West Bend, Jenifer (Robert “Andy”) Linendoll of Juneau, nine grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, one great grandson, three step-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister, Janice Berkholtz, and brother, Russell Zimmerman.
The family suggests that memorials be made in Donna M. Gorr”s name to St. John”s Lutheran Church, 400 S. Main St., Juneau, WI, 53039 or the Diabetes Association, 6400 Gisholt Drive, Suite 213, Madison, Wisconsin, 53713.
The Murray Funeral Home, 131 E. Maple Ave in Beaver Dam, is caring for the family. To leave condolences, for directions, or for other information, please visit our website at www.MurrayFH.com.
Wednesday, September 8th, 2010, 4:00pm – 6:00pm, St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church-Juneau
Wednesday, September 8th, 2010, 6:00pm, St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church-Juneau
Highland Memory Gardens-Beaver Dam