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Donna Cherney - Departed on Aug 26, 2017 - Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
Donna Cherney - Departed on Aug 26, 2017 - Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

Donna Cherney

Born in Green Bay, Wisconsin on Jul 26, 1939

Died on Aug 26, 2017 and resided in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

Donna M. Cherney, 78, Sturgeon Bay, formerly of Ashwaubenon, died peacefully, Saturday morning, August 26, 2017, following a brief illness, at a local hospital. She was born July 26, 1939, in Green Bay to the late Dale and Audrey (Boremans) Van Kessel. Donna attended St. Joseph Academy graduating in 1957. She married Jerry “Jer” Cherney on June 29, 1963, at St. Jude Catholic Church. He preceded her in death on December 3, 2015. Donna was employed at Ashwaubenon High School for over 20 years until her retirement in 1993. She was an avid reader, always enjoyed a round of golf and enjoyed the companionship of her dog, Fella. Donna kept her friendships alive with card games, lunches and endless conversation. Her real pride and joy was her family and the time spent with them making unforgettable memories.

Donna is survived by her two sons, Brad (Kristi) Cherney, Suamico and Paul (Anne) Cherney, Knoxville, TN; six grandchildren: Nevaeh, Aydia, Reese, Kessel, Alec and Sydney; sister, Linda Wenzel, Houston, TX; two brothers-in-law, Larry Cherney, De Pere and Tom “Butch” (Sue) Cherney, Green Bay.

Friends may call at the Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., on Friday, September 1, 2017. A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 pm with Rev. Willard Van De Loo officiating. A visitation will follow the Memorial Service until 5:30 pm. Inurnment in the Allouez Chapel Mausoleum. On-line condolences may be sent to the Cherney family at www.prokowall.com. In lieu of floral expressions a memorial fund has been established in Donna’s name.


Memorial Service: Friday Sep 1, 2017, 3:00 pm at Proko-Wall Funeral Home

Visitation: Friday Sep 1, 2017, 3:30-5:30 pm at Proko-Wall Funeral Home

Served by Proko-Wall Funeral Director: Bob Walczyk Jr

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