Donna M. Moncrief Obituary – Sheboygan Press Media

Donna M. Moncrief, loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother was called to be with her Heavenly Father on June 11, 2022. She was born on August 10, 1929 in St. Paul, MN, daughter of the late Albert and Margaret (Ringtone) Wann. On February 4, 1956, she married William C. Moncrief. They moved to Sheboygan in 1965. Donna went to school in St. Paul, MN. She graduated from Hamline University St. Paul, MN in 1952 with an RN, BSN with graduate studies at the University of Minnesota and Wisconsin. She has worked as an LTC instructor, registered nurse, head nurse, clinical coordinator, division supervisor, and assistant director of nursing at various hospitals in Minnesota and Wisconsin. His last job was Director of Education at Sheboygan Memorial Hospital. She has served on local and state level committees in nursing education. She has written and published teaching materials for nursing and patient education. She was a member of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church and participated in the choir, the Fellowship Club, the Mother’s Club and led home Bible classes. Donna’s interests and hobbies included calligraphy, dressmaking, tailoring, knitting, tatting and crocheting. She made rosemary on wood and textiles. She painted flowers, birds and animals on porcelain. She enjoyed collecting antique colored glass and loved to travel. She was a wealth of knowledge. Donna knew the answer to almost everything and enjoyed debating what she knew on any topic. Donna is survived by her four daughters, Mary (Bob) Irish of Sheboygan, Ruth Moncrief of Sheboygan, Judith (Thomas) James of Terra Haute, IN, and Beth Moncrief (fiancé Riley Sutton) of Plover, WI. Additionally, she was blessed with five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. His grandchildren and great-grandchildren brought him great joy and were the spark of his life, Jonathan (Kelly) Irish, Eoin and Grady from Sheboygan, Sarah (Ryan) Bedroske, Nolan, Samuel and Lilliana from Germantown, WI, Melissa (Joshua) Virant, Jaxon, Griffin and Maverick from Sheboygan, Emily James from St. Paul, MN and Taylor James from Nashville, TN. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband William in 1992, her brother Russell (Janice) Wann and her sister Margaret (John) Ellavsky. A private celebration of his life will be held at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Sheboygan. She will be buried in the Lutheran Cemetery. Memorials are appreciated for the Bethlehem Lutheran Church at the Grant-In-Aid Endowment Fund. The family would like to thank everyone who has provided loving care to Donna over the past few years.

Posted on June 15, 2022

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