Donna J. Reichert, 56, of Eau Claire, passed away Monday, March 9, 2020 at Sacred Heart Hospital, after a short but courageous battle with cancer.
She was born in April 28, 1963 in Eau Claire, to L. Jerome (Romie) and Ruth Adele (Ruthie Hudson) Reichert. She graduated from Bloomer High school in 1981. Following graduation, D.J. served our communities as a CNA and later became a Unit Coordinator. She married Michael “Spook” Murphy on August 29, 2003. D.J. loved being outdoors and casting a line. She enjoyed family time and spending time with her grandchildren. She loved camping with Bob even if it was in their backyard!
She is survived by her two children, Jenae (Tory) Shew and Elijah Stone. Her brother Timothy Carl Reichert and her very Special Friend Robert “Horse” Mitchell. She is also survived by Dakotah-Elijah, Austin, Shyann, Zoe and Xavier. Jamie (Stevie) Schneider, Andrea (Chuck) Kohls, Dustin (Erin) Mitchell, as well as more grandchildren, cousins, nieces, nephews and many close friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Michael W. “Spook” Murphy; Brother, Gary Reichert and two sisters, Julie A. Ruhe and an infant sister Mary Y. Reichert.
Due to the current situation we had to postpone the Celebration of Life. The Celebration of Life is scheduled Saturday, August 29, 2020, 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (Tribute at 4:00pm.) Located at Hollow Pavilion, Irvine Park in Chippewa Falls.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to the family are preferred.