Obituary: Jean E. Dohnal of Wisconsin Conservative Digest

Long time readers are probably more familiar with one of our regular readers and more prolific commenters, Robert Dohnal. I am sorry to report that Mr. Dohnal’s wife Jean Dohnal recently passed away. Our sympathy and condolences to Mr. Dohnal and his family. May they find peace and comfort in this holiday season despite their loss.

Jean E. Dohnal

Wauwatosa – (nee Buckley) Jean passed to Eternal Life, Monday, November 22, 2021, age 78 years. Beloved wife of Robert. Loving mother of David (Kim) Dohnal, Darcie (Anton) Dohnal-Sharapova, Cari (Ryan) Mackey, Brett (Kim) Dohnal, and Kevin (Sheena) Dohnal. Cherished grandmother of Tori Vanhooser, Alek Sharapov, Nadia Sharapova, Evelyn Sharapova, Harley Dohnal, and Robert Dohnal. Sister of Tom (Vicky) Buckley and Mike (Vicki) Buckley. Sister-in-law of the late Joan (Frank) Kneeland. Also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives with many friends. Visitation Saturday, November 27, 2021 at Mother of Perpetual Help Church 2322 S. 106th St., 9 AM until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 11 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Heritage Christian School. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Jean enjoyed an active life in politics and sports while supporting her children competing in speedskating and cycling. She and her husband were tireless community organizers for the Republican Party as well as publishers of the Wisconsin Conservative Digest, the largest conservative organization in the state of Wisconsin, since 1995. They were state leaders in the conservative movement since 1964 and organized the Conservative Political Education Conference over the last 20 years. They were also founders of the world famous ‘Chicken Burn’ which has just celebrated its 52 year anniversary. Her vibrant light and loving personality will be missed in the political and athletic circles of Wisconsin.

Posted online on November 24, 2021
Published in Journal Sentinel
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