Eleonore Doncheck

Doncheck, Eleonore M.

Eleonore M. Doncheck, age 93, formerly of 555 S. 30th Street, Manitowoc, died Sunday morning, January 20, 2013 at the Manitowoc Health & Rehabilitation Center, Manitowoc.

She was born on December 28, 1919 in Manitowoc, daughter of the late John and Frances (Wier) Mushel. Eleonore was a graduate of Manitowoc Lincoln High School, Class of 1937. On May 10, 1941 she married Leon G. Doncheck at St. Mary Catholic Church, Manitowoc. He preceded her in death on June 6, 1992. The couple celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary on May 10, 1991.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law: George & Jean Doncheck, Green Bay, Jim & Betsy Doncheck, Manitowoc; five grandchildren: Tom Doncheck, Green Bay, Jennifer Phythyon, Kansas, Kathryn (Jose) Zavala, Madison, James (Jennifer) Doncheck, Illinois, Elizabeth Doncheck and special friend Joel Dohm, Milwaukee; six great grandchildren: Onna Phythyon, Cristian Zavala, Elena Zavala, Alexandra Zavala, Katelyn Zavala, and Evelyn Doncheck ; and a sister: Dolores Hallada, Two Rivers. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. She was also preceded in death by a brother: John Mushel & his wife Jane; two sisters: Lillian Martin & her husband Alonzo, Lorraine Hetue & her husband Kenneth; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Remus & Dorothy Doncheck, Julius & Clara Kottke, Mildred & Walter Peterson, George Timm and Douglas Hallada.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 26, 2013 at St. Francis of Assisi on Marshall, Manitowoc. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. Richard Klingeisen. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, Two Rivers, at a later date.

The family will greet relatives and friends at St. Francis of Assisi on Marshall, Manitowoc, from 9:30 a.m. Saturday, January 26, 2013 until 10:45 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in her name.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.pfefferfuneralhome.com

The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Manitowoc Health & Rehabilitation Center, especially Cozy Corners for the care and compassion they extended to Eleonore and her family.

Funeral Home

Pfeffer Funeral Home - Manitowoc
928 South 14th Street Manitowoc, WI 54220

Published in Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter on Jan. 22, 2013