WKEB Obituaries Blog

Donna B. Rohrick


Donna B. Rohrick, 88, of Medford, passed away on Sunday, April 4, 2021 at her residence, under the care of Aspirus Hospice, surrounded by family, after a short battle with cancer.


A memorial service for Donna will take place at 12:00 PM on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford Chapel, with Pastor John Hazen Officiating. Burial will take place at Medford Evergreen Cemetery II at a later date. Visitation will take place at the funeral home on Thursday, April 8 from 11:00 AM until the time of service at 12:00 PM. Due to COVID concerns, masking will be required at the funeral home.


Donna was born on March 22, 1933 in Marshfield to Jens and Pearl (Francois) Nelsen. She graduated from Medford High School. She married Bob J. Rohrick on February 7, 1953; together they had three children. He preceded her in death in 2001.


Donna enjoyed crafting, sewing, dancing, and playing cards. She loved her family and friends and spending time with them was very important to her.


Donna is survived by her children, Debra (Brian) Harder of Centreville, MI, Bruce (Madelyn) Rohrick of Houston, TX, and Thomas (Nadine) Rohrick of Anchorage, AK; brother, Carl (Lorraine) Nelsen of Wausau; devoted partner, Valerian Troyanowski of Medford; 6 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, and other family and friends.


Donna is preceded in death by parents and husband. 


Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children's Hospital in Donna’s honor.


Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake is serving the family.  For online condolences, please visit hemerfuneralservice.com.


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