Donna Mlodzik

Donna Mae Mlodzik

1939 - 2013

Donna Mae Mlodzik, 74, of Kenosha, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 26, 2013, at United Hospital System-Kenosha Campus, surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Perham, Minn., on Feb. 1, 1939; she was the daughter of Arnold and Edna (Boedeghimer) Hieserich. Donna was educated in the grade and high schools of Melrose, Minn. Later she attended the University of Minnesota.

On June 25, 1960, she married Ronald G. Mlodzik at St. Marys Catholic Church in Melrose, Minn. Prior to moving to Kenosha in 1970, she lived with her husband, a secondary teacher, and their four children in Maple Lake and Prior Lake, Minn.

Donna was formerly employed in the payroll department with the Snap-On Credit Union and retired as a payroll technician for Gateway Technical College after 27 years.

She was a member of St. Peters Catholic Church and loved signing with the St. Peters choir. She also was an accomplished trumpet player and enjoyed reading, going to casinos, and traveling to her timeshare at Christmas Mountain Village in the Wisconsin Dells, as well as Branson, MO, and Florida. Most recently she found great enjoyment being a part of Soap & Sensibility with her daughter Maria.

Survivors include her husband, Ronald of Kenosha; a son, Thomas (Hilary) Mlodzik of Rockford, Ill.; three daughters, Lisa Mlodzik of Kenosha, Maria (Paul) Jeanmaire of Kenosha and Angela (David) Marshalek of De Pere, Wis.; two brothers, Arnold (Maureen) Hieserich of St. Cloud, Minn., and Donald Hieserich of St. Joseph, Minn.; two sisters, Carol (Andy) Hilger of St. Cloud, Minn., and Arlene (Mel) Walz of Zimmerman, Minn.; and six grandchildren, Ryan, Brittany, Nate, Jonah, Hannah and Sam.

She was preceded in death by her father and a sister, Mara Hieserich.

Donnas family would like to extend their most sincere thanks to Dr. Mullane and his staff at the Aurora Cancer Center in Racine and the staff at United Hospital System.

Family and friends are asked to meet for a Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday, May 2, at St. Peters Catholic Church at 10 a.m. with Fr. Ireneusz Chodakowski officiating. Entombment will follow at All Saints Mausoleum. Visitation will be held on Wednesday at Proko Funeral Home from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m.

Proko Funeral Home & Crematory

5111-60th Street Phone: (262) 654-3533

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Proko Funeral Home
5111 60th St. Kenosha, WI 53144
(262) 654-3533

Published online at on Apr. 28, 2013