April 5, 1937 - Aug. 22, 2019
Donna M. Gebhard entered into eternal life on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 at the age of 82 years. She was the loving wife of Jerome "Mike" Gebhard; mother of Cindy, John and Patty; and grandma of John Michael Jr., William, Grace, Elizabeth and Jared.
Donna was born on April 5, 1937, in Milwaukee to Arthur and Francis Meyer. On Feb. 7, 1959, she married Jerome "Mike" Gebhard. They raised three children, Cindy, John and Patty. The couple were lifelong companions who met in grade school and celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary this past February.
Donna, the founder of Lake Country Racquet & Athletic Club was an accomplished shooter, tennis player and golfer.
Donna was a lionheart, her lively and quick-witted nature influenced every room while her zeal for life and strong spirit made her effortlessly adored by all who knew her.
Visitation and Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday, Aug. 27, at St. Jerome Catholic Church in Oconomowoc. Donna was laid to rest at Saint Charles Cemetery in Hartland.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to AngelsGrace Hospice, where Donna spent her final days surrounded by family and friends, are appreciated.