Donna Buss

Donna Buss

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Donna Buss

RICE LAKE, Wis. — Donna Buss, 79, of Rice Lake died unexpectedly at Mayo Clinic Hospital, June 30, 2019, in Eau Claire.

Donna was born March 26, 1940, in Menomonie, to Walter and Valeria (Metzger) Buss. On Oct. 23, 1962, Donna married Curtis Waller Jr. and together they had three children.

Donna will always be remembered as a good hearted person who loved to have fun and never act her age. Some of her favorite pastimes were drawing, spending time with her dogs and eating popcorn, while watching a horror movie.

Donna is survived by her sons, David Waller and Troy (Tammy) Waller; grandchildren, Danna Waller, Christina (Derek) Dahlke and Brittany (Bryan) Overbeek; as well as four great-grandchildren; sisters, Jerry (Terry) Tilleson, Gail (Doug) Engelbretson and Cathy Boho.

Donna was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Valerie Waller; her ex-husband, Curtis Waller Jr; and daughter-in-law, Tara Waller.

A celebration of life will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at the Menomonie Moose Lodge. All friends and family are welcome.

Chippewa Valley Cremation Services-Celebration of Life Center in Altoona is assisting the family. To leave an online condolence please visit


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