Redlin Funeral Home

Donna Jean (Thompson) Schultz , Age 86

February 23, 1934 --April 21, 2020

Donna Jean (Thompson) Schultz, age 86, of Baraboo, died peacefully on Tuesday, April 21st, 2020. Donna was born on February 23, 1934 in Hancock, WI, the daughter of Laurel and Verna Thompson, sister to Dixie, Dennis, and Debbie.

After graduating in 1951 from Oxford High School, she went on to Oconomowoc School of Nursing for an LPN degree. Donna married James Schultz in 1953, and together they had seven children.

Donna worked 24 years and retired from St. Clare Hospital in Baraboo. She was a longtime member of Trinity Episcopal Church, she loved her church family. She enjoyed bowling, sewing, reading, gardening, orchids, baking, crocheting, and chocolate. But mostly she loved spending time with family and friends.

She is survived by her children, Patsy (Brian) Hendrickson, Allen Schultz, Cindy (Joe) Burch, Lisa Schultz, Laurie (Barry) Laatsch, Daniel Schultz (Tanya Kozel), Dennis Schultz (Ian Jorgensen), special daughter-in-law, Brenda Schultz; 12 grandchildren, Chase (Keshia Gregerson), Natalie, and Tyler (Kristen Miller) Hendrickson, Laurel, Markee, and Bronson Schultz, Logan, and Ellerie Laatsch, Taylor (Josh) Brown, and Mitchell (Emily) Schultz; 5 great-grandchildren, Brayden, Sloan, Kelynn, Nash, Bo, and James. She is further survived by many wonderful nieces and nephews, and many beloved family and friends.

Donna was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Debbie Johnson; father of her children, James Schultz; son-in-law, Joe Burch; and grandsons, Joseph and Andrew Burch.

Due to extreme circumstances at this time, a celebration of life will be held at a later date.

A heartfelt thank you to the doctors and nurses at St. Marys Hospital.

The song is ended, but the melody lingers on Irving Berlin


Penny Snyder April 25, 2020

Friend Baraboo , Wisconsin

Deepest Sympathy to the entire family. Donna will be missed by many people who lived and knew her well. Rest in Peace, until we meet again. Penny White Snyder

Marlene April 26, 2020

Friend Baraboo , Wisconsin

Dear donna rest in peace good memories of old timeso e to your beautiful family.

Char April 28, 2020

Co Worker Baraboo

To Lisa and family, My sympathy to you and your family. I remember Donna, your mom, with memories of how sweet she was. Always feeling warmth within Donna's presents. Blessings to you all.

Mark and Julie Haferman, George and Tiffany Corrigan, Rex and Sandy Hendrickson, and John Hendrickson April 28, 2020

Family MC FARLAND , Wisconsin

Donna was a wonderful, nice and fun lady. Our sincere condolences, she will be missed by so many.

Pat church May 08, 2020

Friend Baraboo , Wisconsin

So sorry for your loss. Donna was a super sweet fantastic lady, she will be missed.

Vicki Hiller May 05, 2020

Friend baraboo , Wisconsin

My deepest sympathy to your family for the loss of Donna. I knew her through church and she was such a kind caring person. Sincerely Vicki Hiller

Diane Brey Jarchow May 21, 2020

friend Reedsburg , Wisconsin

I had the pleasure of working with Donna in the 80's at St. Clare Hospital. She was a loving woman with a sweet soul. I loved her smile and her laugh and she gave the best hugs ever!! I want you to know I am sorry for your loss. I know you all took good care of her and gave her the love that she gave you right back. There are many many good memories all of you have of her. Hang onto them. Peace to you all. Love, Diane