Donna Robertson Antonetti

Profile Updated: July 30, 2022
Residing In: Somers, WI USA
Spouse/Partner: John Antonetti
Occupation: Retired and loving it!
Children: Scott, born 1964, 2 daughters; Carly, Natalie

Amy, born 1969, 1 daughter, Lauren, 1 son, Drew

Beth, More…born 1972, 1 daughter, Amanda, 1 son, Benjamin

I have had various jobs throughout the years. My first full-time job was at the First National Bank on Sixth Avenue and 56th Street.

My next job was at Harmony Hall on Third Avenue (SPEBSQSA). I worked there for a little more than a year.

We moved to Merrill, Wisconsin and lived there for 11 years. I worked at the brand new, just opening Fiskars Factory in Wausau, Wisconsin. Didn't stay there long - did not like factory work. From there I went to a position at Park City Credit Union in Merrill as the Secretary for the President and the Board of Directors, as well as being a teller and handling all Certificates of Deposit.

We moved from Merrill back to Kenosha, where I worked for a year for 2 attorneys in Kenosha and had a reupholstering business with a friend.

I did not work there long, as I was offered a job at Abbott Laboratories. I started there as a secretary and was promoted after several years to a Meeting Planner. I worked as a planner for 11 years and retired in 2002.

Since retiring, we have spent the winters in Florida (first) and then in Arizona. Liking the desert weather better, we continue to spend time in Arizona every winter.

School Story:

All through high school, I participated in choir. Our last year of high school was split shifts - too many kids and not enough room or teachers! Gave us all a chance to get a job.

Loved my high school years. Lots of good memories, football at the Lakefront Stadium, Sadie Hawkins, Prom, the Annex, etc.

Working on the Class Reunions, especially the 50th, has truly been a labor of love for me. I have always loved attending the reunions and catching up with old friends!

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Dec 07, 2022 at 3:34 PM

My beloved Kenny suffered many illnesses over the last 15 years of his life - but he never complained or took it out on anyone else. During our entire 57 years of marriage, he never failed to tell me every day how much he loved me and was grateful to share our life together. He was a truly honorable man; loyal, protective, and open. I am so glad I chose him. We had a great life but it was gone too soon. I look forward to being with him again; My soulemate and best friend. Kathee Jennings SEMPER - ALWAYS

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Nov 12, 2018 at 6:57 PM

Happy, happy birthday Sandy. I hope you have an extra special day and year!

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Posted on: Nov 12, 2018 at 6:56 PM

Happy, happy birthday, Brigitte! We missed you at the reunion. I hope all is well with you.

Oct 14, 2018 at 9:39 PM
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Jul 20, 2018 at 3:32 PM

You are most welcome, Sandy. The beach house did not have air, so it probably would have been too hot for you. We did have a great time.

Jun 27, 2018 at 1:00 PM

So glad you joined the website. Welcome. If you plan to come to the reunion, please let me know ASAP. We'd sure like you to join us.

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Jun 06, 2018 at 9:16 AM

Posted on: May 27, 2018 at 7:06 PM

Thomas H. Laken Jr., Chairman of the Board of Finishing and Plating Service, Inc., passed away on Thursday, May 24, 2018.

He was the loving husband and best friend of Nancy (Alfredson) Laken, father of Thomas (Lori) Laken, III, and grandfather of Thomas IV, Mark and Mary.

Also surviving Tom are siblings, Keith (Virginia) Laken, Winona, Minn., Janet Hernandez, Phoenix, Ariz., Lorraine Bouchard, Alexandria, Va., and Bruce (Karen) Laken, Kenosha, Wis.

He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas H. Laken Sr.; mother, Mary Jane (Augustine) Laken; and brother, Roger.

In accordance with Tom's wishes, funeral services were held privately. Private interment will take place in Sunset Ridge Memorial Park.

The family is planning a celebration of Tom's life for later this summer.

The Laken family has suggested that in Tom's memory, memorial remembrances can be made to one of the following charities: Kemper Center, 6501 3rd Avenue, Kenosha , WI 53143, Kenosha YMCA, 7101 53rd Street, Kenosha, WI 53144, Hawthorne Hollow-Nature and Arboretum, 880 Green Bay Road, Kenosha, WI 53144, Kenosha Public Museum Foundation. 5500 1st Avenue, Kenosha WI 53140, Hospice Alliance, Inc. 10220 Prairie Ridge Blvd, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158, Boys and Girls Club of Kenosha, 1330 52nd Street, Kenosha, WI 53140

Nov 16, 2017 at 11:30 PM

Happy Birthday, Alice!! We are missing you at our class lunches! Please join us again, we'd love to see you.

Oct 12, 2017 at 9:02 PM

Wishing you a wonderful day filled with fun, love and laughter, Vic. Happy Birthday!

Oct 10, 2017 at 3:34 AM
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Apr 12, 2017 at 7:33 PM

Jennie Holman

1945 - 2017

Jennie Holman, 71, of Pleasant Prairie passed away peacefully on Monday, April 10, 2017, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Jennie was born on Oct. 3, 1945, in Kenosha, the daughter of the late Delbert and Martha (Campolo) Schwanke Sr. She was educated in the schools of Kenosha, graduating from Bradford High School. Jennie married Wesley R. Holman in 1975 in Pleasant Prairie. Jennie was employed for many years at Snap-on Tools as a Jr. accountant, retiring in 1998. She was a member of St. Therese Catholic Church and the Italian American Ladies Auxiliary. Her hobbies included gardening/landscaping, enjoyed cooking her great Italian recipes for her family, baking, traveling, and most of all spending time with her family and friends, especially her grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband, Wesley R. Holman of Pleasant Prairie; children, Todd Michael (Kelly) Holman of Gurnee, Dan Patrick (Tamie) Holman of Bonita Springs, Fla.,; six grandchildren, Courtney, Danny, Nicole, Taline, Carly, and Bailey; and one great granddaughter, McKenna. Jennie was preceded in death by her brother, Delbert A. Schwanke, Jr.

A memorial gathering will be held on Friday April 14, 2017, at Kenosha Funeral Services from 9-11 a.m. with memorial services to follow at 11 a.m. Burial will take place on Monday April 17, 2017, at St. James Cemetery at 10 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Hospice Alliance Inc. or (ELCA Outreach Center) 6218-26th Ave would be appreciated.

Kenosha Funeral Services & Crematory

8226 Sheridan Rd.

Kenosha, WI 53143 - See more at:

Feb 21, 2017 at 7:22 PM

Happy, happy birthday, Mary. Just a reminder - lunch at The Boathouse this Saturday.

Feb 10, 2017 at 7:16 PM

Carol, I sure hope you can make the next class lunch - Saturday, February 25, 2017. Would love to see you!

Oct 10, 2016 at 10:09 PM

Sue, shall I send you some? Are you all right after the hurricane?

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Posted: Apr 03, 2014 at 5:52 PM
John & I dancing at the 50th reunion!