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Milissa K. "Missy" Menting

Milissa K. "Missy" Menting

Milissa K. “Missy” Menting, age 49 of Durand, died Friday, August 14, 2020 at her home in Durand with her family by her side after a courageous battle with cancer.

Missy was born on July 20, 1971 in Durand. She was the daughter of David and Sharon (Myers) Lieffring and grew up in Arkansaw and graduated from Arkansaw High School in 1990. Missy married the love of her life, Joe Menting on September 14, 1991 in Durand. After marriage they lived in Eau Galle for a short while before moving to Durand where they raised their family. Missy worked at McMillan Electric in Baldwin, Countryside CO-OP in Durand and Unipatch in Wabasha. Most recently, Missy worked at Toni’s Interiors in Durand, bartended at Bohdi’s Bar in Durand and Sassy’s in Arkansaw and she also worked with Joe at J&Rs Auto in Durand.

Missy enjoyed watching and going to many NASCAR events over the years across the country. She also liked camping, dancing and the Green Bay Packers. Missy loved spending time with family and friends at backyard cookouts and spending time with her grandchildren. Her laugh was contagious and well known by everyone.

Missy is survived by her husband of 28 years; Joe, children; Samantha (fiancé Brandon) Menting of Durand, Danielle (boyfriend Tyler) Menting of Eau Claire and Justin of Menomonie, two grandchildren; Aubree and Anthony, many brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents.

A Celebration of Life of will be held 4:00PM-8:00PM Monday, August 17, 2020 at the Rhiel Funeral Home in Durand. Burial will be 10:00AM Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at the Arkansaw Memorial Cemetery in Arkansaw.

Please note, due to COVID-19, facial masks are strongly suggested and full social distancing efforts will be used.

Rhiel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Durand, is serving the family.


  1. J. Henry & Sharon Gingras

    To Joe and Family -- our sincerest sympathy at your loss of such a lovely lady. She will be missed.

  2. Crystal Dow

    I'm so very sorry about your loss....it was just the other day when all of us friends came to your house when Sharon passed...life is just so confusing....not fair to tke the good honest people.....hold on joe and family.....I'm thinking of you always...Crystal Dow.....love ya

  3. Kathy Hutter-Messier

    Our deepest sympathy to the entire Menting and Leiffring families. Scott and Kathy

  4. Patti Gould

    Many prayers for strength to the family of Milissa. I was Samantha's teacher in Kindergarten many years ago. I wanted to reach out and express my condolence to the family at this difficult time.

  5. Nancy Flanagan

    My thoughts ate with Milissa’s family at this time. I always enjoyed talking to Milissa at the shop . I wish the family strength during this difficult time

  6. Steven and Bebe Pittman

    Joe and kids we are very sorry for your loss. Sending our condolences and prayers. May God's grace and blessings be with Missy during her celebration of life with him and Jesus. In our prayers and God Bless. Love Steven and Bebe Pittman

  7. Carol Hunter

    So very sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathy and hugs and prayers to all of you.

  8. Scott and Tisha Bergner

    Sending each one of you Hugs during this heartbreaking time.

  9. Rhonda Sweeney

    My sympathies to Joe and to the family. Prayers yo you all.


  10. Richard Bates

    Joe & Family: So sorry to hear of MIssy's passing. We will remember her in our prayers.

    Dick & Jan

  11. Sheri Almsted-Fisher

    Missy was a wonderful person genuine and caring. I am blessed to have known her . My heart goes out to her family . May they know she will be missed by many people.
    She will shine down on her family and continue to guide them .

  12. Roger Poeschel

    Our deepest sympathy,Joe and family. Always cherish and remember the good times. May time will heal your hearts.
    Roger and Mary

  13. Mary A Schwartz

    So sorry for you loss

    Joe and Family so sorry for your loss the Lord hold's her now and they will watch over you's together

  14. Greg Fay

    I am deeply saddened by the passing of Missy ... She was a kind woman who always had a smile for everyone she came in contact with ... My sincere condolences to her husband Joe and her family and friends ...

  15. Irish Jade

    My heart breaks for you, Joe, & all of Missy’s beloved children, Aunts & Uncles, cousins, & all of her closest friends. My DEEPEST HEARTFELT SYMPATHY.

  16. Janet & Neil O'Connell


  17. Glen & Shirley Schmidt

    Missy was under one year old when Art brought her into the Bentz family circle. She will be missed by many. May God give strength for those left behind.

  18. Arnold Bilderbac

    Very sorry for your loss.

  19. Jack & Donna Barber

    Prayers & Blessings to you all ~ Deepest Sympathy to the Menting family at this most difficult time ! She will be missed !

  20. Kristine Polzer

    You are all in our thoughts and prayers in this difficult time of your loss.

    Sincerely, Dave and Kris Polzer

  21. Valerene Cataract

    Joe and family I am saddened for your loss of Missy, may you always remember the good times. Sympathy to you all.

  22. Delrita Bignell

    Our hearts ache with your loss, sincere condolences to all the family, Healing blessings for all, we love you. RIP Missy

  23. Paula and Bob Komro

    We are very sorry for your loss. Sending our condolences and prayers. ????????

  24. Amie Bauer

    I'm so sad to hear this. I went to the same school with Missy back middle school. Prayers sent to her family..

  25. Christine Polzer

    My deepest condolences to The Menting Family. May God provide comfort to you all. Rest In Peace Missy.

  26. Sue Johnson

    My deepest sympathy to. Missy's family. She truly was a wonderful person. Fly high Mis, no more pain. You will be greatly missed????????????♥️♥️♥️♥️

  27. Jean Gardner

    Prayer and condolences to family and friends. May she RIP

  28. Holly Robelia

    My sympathy to Missy's family. May she rest in peace.

  29. Carla Jo Fleck "Myers"

    Our family is so sorry for your loss. Prayers for all family and friends during this time of loss.

    Missy, May you Rest In Peace.
    Dustin, Carla, Katie and Warren Fleck(Tim Myers daughter and family)

  30. Donna Karshbaum

    So Saddened, Missy was a Beautiful Person, So Sorry for Your Loss, Hugs and Prayers,God Bless You All!????????❤️????????

  31. Joe and Jan Drier

    Sending Our Deepest Sympathy to the Family of Missy!!

  32. Sue Richardson

    Joe and family sending our condolences to you all.. sending many thoughts and prayers your way!!
    Kurt & Sue Richardson

  33. Jill Anderson

    Our Deepest sympathy to you all. Sending hugs and praying for peace and comfort.
    Brad, Jill & Family

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