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Donna J. Smith

d. June 20, 2015

Donna J. Smith, 58, of Waupun, died Saturday, June 20, 2015 at Markesan Resident Home.

Donna was born December 22, 1956 in Fond du Lac the daughter of Kenneth and Marilyn Rymer Garb. She graduated from Laconia High School in 1975, and then met her husband, Charles Smith. On April 2, 1977 they were married in Rogersville, WI. Donna and Charles lived in Waupun all their married lives. Donna worked for the city of Waupun Police Department, starting as a dispatcher and later became an Administrative Assistant to the Chief of Police until her retirement in 2012 due to health concerns. Donna and Charles had a passion for collecting full size antique International tractors, and after restoring them they enjoyed traveling to parades and tractor shows for everyone to enjoy. Donna enjoyed watching sports and was an enthusiastic Packer backer.

Donna is survived by her husband, Charles of Waupun; a daughter, Staci (David) Long of Waupun; a grandson, Alexander; two granddaughters: Harper and Hannah; a brother, Richard (Jodie) Garb of Eldorado; a sister, Jolene (Jason) Schmid of Fond du Lac; her parents, Kenneth & Marilyn Garb of Rosendale; and other relatives and friends.


Friends and relatives may call on the family on Thursday, June 25, 2015 from 4-7 p.m. at the Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun.


The family requests private funeral and burial services.

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