Donna Mae Morissette, age 87, of Eau Claire, passed away peacefully at home the evening of Sunday, June 10, 2018.
Donna Mae was born on June 27, 1930 to the late Ray and Nora (Dean) Wiseman. She was raised in the Colfax area and graduated from Colfax High School. On December 19, 1950, Donna Mae married the love of her life, William J. Morissette, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Eau Claire. Donna Mae worked for many years as a Nurse Aide at Luther Hospital and retired in 1986. She was very artistic and creative and loved to cook, knit, and create beautiful ceramics for her friends and family. The love for her family was the center of her life and she will be deeply missed.
She is survived by her children, Linda Dart of Spooner, WI, Rod (Anita) Morissette of Birchwood, WI, Roxann Morissette (Christopher Martinez) of El Cerrito, CA, and Janet Walker of Chippewa Falls; grandchildren, Michelle (Ed), Shannon (Tim), Ryan (Kristen), Cara (Bill), Rajna (Jeff), Emily, Jason (Jodi), Michael, Daniel (Emily), Kevin (Tia), Luke (Joyell), Peter (Jenna), and Alyssa; 29 great grandchildren, 4 great, great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Her niece, Nancy Sixel, was especially dear to her.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William; brothers, Dean and Donald Wisemen; and sisters, Betty Sixel and Dawn Bergeson.
We would like to thank her care giver, Alisson Mai, and all the Mayo Clinic Health System Hospice workers that helped us with her care.
Private family services will be held with arrangements handled by Evergreen Funeral Home in Eau Claire.
In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer memorials be sent to Mayo Clinic Health System Hospice (Mayo Clinic, Department of Development, 200 First St. SW, Rochester, MN 55905, please make checks payable to MCHS-NWWI Hospice). To send your condolence to the family, please visit our obituaries at www.evergreenfuneralhome.com