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Donna M. Dallen-Seering

  Donna M. Dallen-Seering, 73, of Fond du Lac, formerly of the Horicon/Mayville/Beaver Dam areas, went home to the Lord on Thursday, March 11, 2021, at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac.
Donna Mae was born on February 9, 1948, in Milwaukee, to Joseph and Myrtle (Pope) Merkt.
Donna lived in West Bend where she worked at Threshold, Inc and also in group homes where she worked with disabled adults.
In 1983, she moved to Horicon and then to Beaver Dam in 1995. During that time, Donna worked with the elderly in Mayville and Columbus, as well as providing respite care out of her home. Donna truly enjoyed her work helping the elderly.
She loved her grandchildren and enjoyed playing Yahtzee.
Donna was united in marriage with John Dallen on May 18, 1968, and later, on November 27, 1999, she was united in marriage with Reed Seering in Horicon. She spent the happiest days of her life with Reed, traveling and enjoying each other’s company.
Survivors include her children, Vickie (Robert Henrich) Johll of Fond du Lac, Tracy (Jimmy Gonzales) Ramsey of Madison, and Jill (Russ Hoekstra) Dallen of Fond du Lac; five grandchildren, John Johll III, Kayleigh Johll, Adrianna Dallen, Izzabella Gonzalez, and Jaxson Hoekstra; two step-children, Shannon (Scott) Keach of Fox Lake and Erin (Rusty) Owens of Rosendale; three step-grandsons, Stacy Keach, Spencer Keach, and Mason Seering; two sisters Kathy (Robert) Kougl of West Bend and Mary (Thomas) Roberts of Princeton; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Reed; a sister, Jeanne Jaeger; four brothers, David, Robert, Gregory, and Richard Merkt; three sisters-in-law, Rosemary, JoEllen, and Penny Merkt; a son-in-law, John Johll, Jr., a step-son, Kyle Seering; and her dear friend, Jeanne Whitmore.
Visitation for Donna was held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Mayville on Tuesday, March 16, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial followed at church at 12 p.m. Fr. Tom Biersack officiated. Inurnment will be at Stone Cemetery in the Town of Burnett, at a later date.
Memorials may be made in Donna’s name to the Hospice Home of Hope in Fond du Lac.
The Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Horicon is caring for the family. To leave online condolences, please visit our website at