Obituary: Donna Lee Stafford, 87

Donna Lee Stafford, 87, born on July 26, 1936 to Donald and Elizabeth (Hilmer) Farrar and answered God’s call on Saturday, January 6, 2024.

Donna lived her childhood in West Allis and met her husband of 56 years, Ronald Lee Stafford (preceded her in death), while in high school. She filled and dedicated her days to her children, church and community activities. After years of planning annual family vacations, she turned her passion for adventure into a career and became a Travel Consultant. She and Ron traveled the globe while planning trips for many. A Midwest girl at heart and after residing in Indianapolis, IN and Woodridge, IL she returned to Wisconsin to a beautiful lake view in retirement.

Surviving are her children, Barbara Lee Albiniak of Brookfield, WI, Bryan Lee (Debbie) Stafford of Cincinnati, OH, Brenda Lee (James) Bromfield of Woodridge, IL; six grandchildren, Alex Albiniak, Arielle, Wesley and Bryanna Stafford, Madison and Ian Bromfield. She is further survived by her brothers, James (Barbara) Farrar, Jack (Cheryl) Farrar and Daniel (Kathy) Farrar. She will be missed by nieces, nephews and a large extended family of cousins.

Memorials can be made to the American Heart Association or to Rainbow Hospice, Johnson Creek, WI.

A memorial service will take place on Saturday, February 3, 2023 at 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 320 S. Main St., Fort Atkinson, WI with Rev. Daniel Fahs officiating. A visitation will take place from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

Nitardy Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be made at

Share This