Donna Lee Schweiss of Bloomsdale died on Saturday, August 24, 2019, at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital. She was 83 years old.
She was born April 2, 1936 in Bloomsdale, a daughter of Fabian Schilly and Mary (Kertz) Schilly.
She was married to Donald Schweiss on November 23, 1957, and he survives in Bloomsdale.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by four sons, Keith Schweiss and his wife Barb of Bloomsdale, Kevin Schweiss and his wife Gwen of Perryville, Kirk Schweiss and his wife Terri of Ste. Genevieve, Karl Schweiss and his wife Kim of Lake Saint Louis; one brother, Wayne Schilly and his wife Gerrie of Florissant, Missouri; five sisters, Marilyn Lalumondier and her husband Glennon of Bloomsdale, Virginia Davitz and her husband Kerm of Bloomsdale, Bernadette Greminger and her husband Tom of Bloomsdale, Diane Drury and her husband Tom of Bloomsdale, Mary Jean Hoog and her husband Kenneth of Ste. Genevieve; 12 grandchildren, Brandi, Kyle, Kim, Aaron, Brent, Presley, Eileen, Jacob, Hannah, Kayla, Kendall, Kassidy; and nine great-grandchildren, Mia, Kayden, Collin, Casen, Christian, Genevieve, Henry, Madison, and Chloe.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Jane Wilder.
She had served as regent with the Daughters of Isabella and she had spent many years as a Cub Scout den mother. She enjoyed playing cards, quilting, and traveling. Her great love was spending time with her grandchildren.
Funeral services were 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 27, at St. Agnes Church in Bloomsdale. Rev. Michael Benz officiated. Burial was to be at St. Agnes Cemetery in Bloomsdale. Basler Funeral Home of Ste. Genevieve handled the arrangements.
Memorials may be made to St. Agnes School.