Donna L. Chvojicek

PORTAGE – Donna L. Chvojicek, age 92, of Portage, passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2024, at Oak Park Place in Baraboo.

Donna was born on November 30, 1931, in Galesburg, Illinois, the daughter of Fay and Iva (Reidenhaur) Townsend. She married Joseph Chvojicek on February 10, 1952.  He preceded her in death on October 23, 2013.  Donna had farmed with her husband and was a tax preparer with H & R Block for over 30 years.  She enjoyed playing cards, Euchre and 500 Rummy, and she loved to dance.  Donna was very talented musically and sewed in her younger years.  She enjoyed traveling, especially with friends.   

She is survived by her children, Lawrence Chvojicek, John Chvojicek, Linda Krejchik, Kathie Chvojicek,  Kenneth (Ruth) Chvojicek, Donna (Kelly) Moll, Diane (Russell) Arnett, and David (Lori) Chvojicek;  17 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren;  and her special friend, Herb Jones.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Joseph, her daughter, Julie Rowe and husband, Jeffrey Rowe, and her siblings, Reba Wells, Clair Townsend and Ava Anderson.  

Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 11, 2024, at Pflanz Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage, with Fr. Russell Arnett officiating.  Inurnment will be private.  Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Columbia County Humane Society, N7768 Industrial Road, Portage, WI 53901.

Pflanz Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage is assisting the family.