Donna M. Long
1942 - 2013
Donna M. Long, 71, a resident of East Troy, died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, at East Troy Manor.
Donna was born June 1, 1942, in Kenosha to Edward and Catherine (Klemko) Klemens. She was educated at St. John the Baptist Grade School and graduated from Salem Central High School, Class of 1960. She received her degree in Education from the University of Wisconsin Whitewater, Class of 1964.
Donna made her living as a teacher. She taught at schools in Illinois and Clinton Wis., and at St. Francis Xavier High School. She also served as a substitute teacher for the Racine Unified School District. Donna was a long time member of St John the Baptist Catholic Church in Paris, Wis., as well as St. Ritas Catholic Church in Racine.
Surviving Donna are her three sons, Jeff (Karen) Long of Chicago, Ill., Michael (Amy) Long of Franksville, Wis., and Dean Long of Chicago, Ill., as well as two grandchildren, Jack and Erin Long. She is further survived by her sister, Sandra (Roger) Beth of Paris and her nephews, Dave (Sharon) Beth of Brighton, Doug (Becky) Beth of Eagle, and her niece Deanna (Kurt) Krumm of Paris.
Donna was preceded in death by her parents.
Private services were held for Donna at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Paris.
Donnas family would like to say a special thank you to the staff at Alpha Homes in Racine where she lived for many years. They would also like to thank the staffs of Kenosha Family Care and East Troy Manor for taking such good care of her recently.
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Published online at KenoshaNews.com on Dec. 21, 2013