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Donna M. Fournier
Donna Mae (Johnson) Fournier, 86, passed away April 5 at Rennes Health Center-West.
Born April 28, 1927 in Green Bay, daughter of Bill and Agnes Johnson, she moved to Pound with her parents in 1935. She attended schools in Pound and graduated from Coleman High School and Misericordia Hospital School of Nursing in Milwaukee. She married Glen Fournier at St. John's Catholic Church in Green Bay on Nov. 27, 1952. The couple moved to Rothschild where they had a home there and a cottage on Manson Lake in Tomahawk where they enjoyed entertaining family and friends. After the death of her husband in 2003, she moved to Marinette to be closer to her sisters and resided at Renaissance Assisted Living, later moving to Rennes Health Center West.
She was quick witted, enjoyed fun, laughter, music and singing. She always faced life's issues with a positive attitude with very little complaining or regrets. Everyone who knew her, especially family and caregivers, loved her.
She is survived by a sister, Lorraine Woulf; a sister-in-law, Jo Johnson; nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Glen; a brother, Ben Johnson; two sisters, Carol Woulf and Thelma Fournier; brothers-in-law, Leslie and Donald Woulf and Sanford Fournier; nieces, Sandy Fournier, Judy Thompson, Jennifer Johnson and Debbie Robbins and nephew, David Doperalski.
Visitation will be held at St. Mary Catholic Church in Peshtigo on Friday, April 11 from 10 a.m. until time of funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Rev. Father Robert Karuhn will officiate with entombment in Bay Settlement Cemetery, Green Bay. Berth & Rosenthal Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
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