Donna Mikkelson, of Pearson, died Friday, May 25, 2018, at Aspirus Langlade Hospital. She was 76 years old. She was born on March 28, 1942, a daughter of Merle and Gertrude (Jansen) Gardner. She married Kenneth Mikkelson, Sr. on May 15, 1965, in Milwaukee. He preceded her in death on April 11, 1996.
She was raised in West Allis where she and her husband operated the Hideaway Bar. She later worked at Briggs and Stratton in Milwaukee. For the past 32 years Donna owned and operated Mikkelson’s Walleye Lodge on Rolling Stone Lake.
Survivors include a son, Kenneth (Amy) Mikkelson Jr. of Pearson; two granddaughters Emily and Heidi; a step-grandson Gavin.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by 4 sisters and 2 brothers.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 31, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Bradley Funeral Home with Rev. Zack Weber officiating. Burial will take place at a later date in Pearson Cemetery.
Visitation will be Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services at the funeral home.