Isabelle E. Dondlinger, 76 of Pepin, WI, passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at Saint Elizabeth Hospital, Wabasha, MN.
Isabelle Elizabeth was born October 28, 1942, in Winona, MN to Chester and Cleo (Noeske) Wieczorek. She graduated from Alma High School, Alma, WI. On January 28, 1961, she married Robert Dondlinger at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Alma, WI and he preceded her in death July 25, 2015.
Belle worked along-side her husband Bob for many years doing farm work and selling produce. She later worked as the owner/operator of the Parkview Cafe in Pepin, WI. Belle and Bob cared for children as licensed foster parents and were always willing to lend a helping hand to both people and animals. Belle was a member of St Felix Catholic Church in Wabasha and enjoyed gardening, bird watching and taking care of her pets. She also greatly enjoyed spending quality time with her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by her children: Robert Dondlinger, Jr., William Dondlinger, and Lori Heit all of Pepin, WI; five grandchildren: Brittany Dondlinger, William Dondlinger, Jr., Travis (fiancée Kayla Strickland and her daughter Harper) Heit, Tasha Heit, and Trevor Heit; a brother Joe (Dolly) Wieczorek, Alma, WI; and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents Chester and Cleo Wieczorek; husband Robert; a sister Lois Lorenz; and a brother Larry Wieczorek.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at Abbott Funeral Home, Wabasha, with Reverend James Russell officiating. Interment will be at Oakwood Cemetery, Pepin, WI.
Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.
Services entrusted to Abbott Funeral Home & Crematory, Wabasha, MN. Words of sympathy or remembrance may be left at www.abbottfh.com
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