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Donna J. Hrobsky

July 10, 1942 ~ September 12, 2018 (age 76)

Donna J. Hrobsky, 76, of Watertown passed away on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Willowbrook Nursing and Rehabilitation in Lake Mills with her loving family by her side.

Donna was born on July 10, 1942 in Minnesota, the daughter of Willard and Francis (Wilson) Stripling. Donna worked as a CNA for the majority of her working career. She was also a district manager at Artex Paint and loved to make and sell arts and crafts. Donna loved the outdoors and all it had to offer. Whether it was hunting, fishing, or riding an ATV, she was often out in nature and enjoying God’s creation. Donna also loved to dance and she was a skilled seamstress. Simply put, she had a zest for life and lived every day to its fullest. Above all else, Donna loved her family. She was happiest when surrounded by those she loved. She will be dearly missed.

Donna is survived by: her 5 children, Doreen (Brian) Marmes, Dale (Brenda) Hrobsky, Jr., Daryl (Lisa) Hrobsky, Dyle (Carrie) Hrobsky, and Denise (Regi) Dremler; 9 grandchildren; 5 step-grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; 1 step-great grandchild and 5 Siblings. She is also survived by a number of nieces, nephews, relatives and other friends.

Donna is preceded in death by: her parents, and a brother, Willard John Stripling.

A funeral service to honor the life of Donna will be held at 11:00AM on Monday, September 17, 2018   at St. Luke’s Ev. Lutheran Church with the Rev. Justin Cloute & the Rev. Anthony Schultz presiding. Visitation will be held from 9:00AM until the time of service at the church. Donna will be laid to rest in Glenview Memorial Gardens following the service.

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