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Donna J. Lunderville

Donna J. Lunderville

Donna Jean Lunderville age 90 of Durand died Saturday November 9, 2019 at Mayo Clinic Health System in Menomonie surrounded by her family.

Donna was born May 13, 1929 in the Township of Rock Elm, rural Elmwood   She was the daughter of Frank A. and Evelyn (Gilbertson) Buchholtz.  As a young girl she moved with her family to Eau Galle and grew up in that community and graduated from Durand High School.  She married Sidney H. Lunderville on April 4, 1947 in Waukon, IA.  After marriage they made their home in Durand and raised their family.  Donna worked for V & S Variety Store, Coast to Coast Hardware, & C & M Liquidators.  She also gave home care for several elderly residents in Durand

Donna loved to spend time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren at the cabin.  She loved playing cards, gambling, fishing, watching the Packers, shopping, talking on the phone.

Donna is survived by five children, Dixie (Ed) Heit of River Falls, Jeff Lunderville, Ross (Rita) Lunderville, both of Menomonie, Tootie (Don) Sinz of Durand, Brock (Karla) Lunderville of Green Bay; 14 grandchildren, Jay (Liz), Curtis (Lisa), Brent (Andrea), Schawn, Chad (Adrian), Amy Jo, Mike (Amber), Matt (Katie), Christy (Andy), Derek (Dahee), Jed (Jenny), Jamie (Arno), Alexis (Shane) and Aubrey; 21 great grandchildren; one brother, Rudy (Marie) Buchholtz of Rochester, MN; two nieces, Courtney (Jesse) Kieffer and Collette Buchholtz.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Sid and a son Scott.

Memorial services will be 11:00 AM Friday November 15, 2019 at Faith Lutheran Church in Durand with Rev. Bethany Walker officiating.  Burial will be in the Forest Hill Cemetery in Durand.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 PM Thursday at Rhiel Funeral Home in Durand and one hour prior to services at the church on Friday.


  1. John and Judy Parr

    Sorry to hear about your loss thoughts and prayers are with you hugs

  2. Rick Plumer

    Ross, sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. You, your family and all of the Lunderville’s are in my thoughts and my prayers. Your mother meant a lot to me, she was a very kind lady.


  3. Dave and Brenda Johnson

    Ross, Our sincere sympathies on your mothers passing. She and your dad were married in Waukon Ia, that is 17 miles from where I live. Keeping you and yours in our prayers. Brenda Johnson

  4. Tonja Binkowski

    I'm so sorry for your loss. I have so many fond memories of your mom. She was a great lady.

  5. Georgeewarren

    Ross it’s too bad too hear about your mother.Will be thinking about your family.

  6. Tali Schmitz

    Dear Lunderville Family,
    I’m sorry to hear of Donna’s passing. I’ve so enjoyed visiting with her over the years. Her family was truly the most important thing in her life. May you find comfort and peace knowing your parents are together once again. In Sympathy and Friendship.

  7. Trish Olson

    Condolences to the Lunderville family. I can't think if Donna without seeing her smiling face, always ready to share laughter. May she rest in peace.

  8. Sharon Gingras

    Our sympathy to the entire Lunderville family. Donna was one of the first people we met when moving to Durand. She and all the Coast to Coast crew gave us a warm welcome to "Pigtown". Couldn't have wished for a better hello. J. Henry and Sharon Gingras

  9. Nicholas Millar

    Ross— it was such a pleasure meeting your mom when we came to Menomonie this past Easter. She was sweet and kind and so welcoming. Sending you and your family prayers and warm thoughts during this time.

  10. Barb werlein

    Tootie and family, I am so sorry to hear about Donna. I enjoyed the visits I had with her. She loved talking all about her family. She loved all of you very much. Sorry for your loss.

  11. Brenda Smith

    So sorry for your loss, she was the best. Sure miss this group of friends. I bet they are having a few cold ones. We all sure have great memories and fun together. Brenda

  12. Jane Jafferi

    Sending prayers from our family to yours.
    May God hold all of you close to His heart and comfort you in the days ahead.

  13. Joanne Hovey

    Sympathy to the Lunderville family. So sorry Tootie, it is so hard to lose your Mom. Keep remembering the times that made you laugh and love.

  14. Wendy Schofield

    ????????Dear Lunderville Family ~ Thinking of each of you... Sending love and prayers... May each of you hold your Dear Mom Donna close to you through your wonderful memories of your life’s as her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, son-in-laws, and daughter-in-laws, etc... Donna was loved in Durand. She touched many life’s with her kind words and smiles. Our Love, Wendy and Steve Schofield

  15. Gail Skamfer

    Sorry to hear of your mother’s passing Ross. You, Rita and your entire family are in our thoughts of concern and prayers of praise for her eternal life.
    Lori ANDA and Gail Skamfer

  16. Judy Norrish

    To Donna's family,
    Because of a prior commitment, I will be unable to make any of Donna's services. I want to extend my heartfelt sympathy to all of you. Your mom was a special lady and she'll always hold a special spot in my heart.

  17. Sarah Yoder

    Miss you beautiful lady! I'm so glad I got the opportunity of getting to know you! U were such a beautiful person inside and out! RIP!!

  18. Dawn DeLong

    What a wonderful woman my thoughts are with her family who see loved with all her heart l remember all the kinds she showed me when I worked for Scott so sorry for your loss

  19. Brian & Mary Van Norman

    So sorry for your loss. You are all in our prayers.

  20. John Fagerland

    Sending our prayers to Donna's family. May God continue to bless you all.
    John & Jo Ann Fagerland

  21. Patricia Hurlburt

    Remembering the times spending the night with Dixie during our Gradeschool years and stopping in to see Sid and Donna time to time. Thinking of all of you and sending many prayers during this time. RIP Donna ????

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