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Donna Raasch


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Donna M. Raasch

Donna M. Raasch, 69, of Wausau, passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2013, at Wausau Manor under the care of AseraCare Hospice. She was born to Donald and Marion (Heckendorf) Streeter in Wausau on February 7, 1944. Donna attended a one-room schoolhouse in the town of Stettin and graduated from Wausau East High School. She was a life-long resident of the Wausau area. Donna met her future husband, Roy, while going to school at Horace Mann. Donna and Roy were married on August 15, 1964 at St. Stephen Lutheran Church in Wausau. She worked as a Nursing Assistant at Wausau Hospital and nursing homes during her career.

Donna loved to travel with Roy. Together they visited Florida, Las Vegas, Arizona, Texas, New Mexico, and also had a memorable trip to Hawaii. She liked word puzzles and playing cards with her family. Donna liked to visit area casinos as well. She was a member of St. Stephen Lutheran Church, the V.F.W. Auxiliary, and a Retirement Club.

Donna is survived by her husband, Roy of Wausau; brothers, John (Betty) Streeter of Wausau and Gerald (Judy) Streeter of Hazelhurst; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

A funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Helke Funeral Home, Wausau, with Rev. Gary Froseth officiating. Family and friends may call on Tuesday, March 12, beginning at 4:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at the funeral home and again on Wednesday beginning at 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Wausau.

Helke Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Published in the Wausau Daily Herald on Mar. 11, 2013
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