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Mavis M. Vinette

Mavis M. Vinette

July 10, 2018

Mavis M. Vinette, 94, of Bloomer, passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at Dove Healthcare in Bloomer.

She was born on December 6, 1923, in Chippewa Falls, the daughter of Joseph and Elnora (Steinmetz) Seckora. Mavis attended and graduated from Bloomer High School. Mavis married Donald “Snooks” H. Vinette on May 25, 1946, in Chippewa Falls. They had one son, Donnie whom became her pride and joy.

She worked at the Bloomer Egg Factory, U.S. Defense Plant, Nelson Filter, and Larry’s Northside Grocery. Her passion was crocheting dollies, towels, and Christmas ornaments in her free time.

In 2002, Mavis entered long term care at the Maplewood (now Dove Healthcare) and spent the remaining 16 years of her life there.

Mavis is survived by her son, Donnie (Colleen) of Bloomer; step-grandchildren, Tony (Tammi) Schieffer of Oakdale, MN, Amy (Tom) Lillevold of Northport, FL; great step-grandchildren, Joe (Becca), Jeremy, Janessa, Jacey, Jeremiah Schieffer, Kyle and Ethan Schieffer, Weston Schlewitz, Aden Lillevold; great great step-grandchildren, Remi and Brantley Schieffer; two brothers, Earl (Jean) Seckora of Bloomer and Joseph Jr. Seckora of Arizona; two sisters, Arlene Pake of Flint, Michigan and Verjean Kunsman of Bloomer; and by numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald “Snooks”; her parents; two brothers, Delmar and Merlin; and step-grandson, Andrew Schieffer. 

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 13, 2018, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Bloomer with Father Victor Feltes celebrating the Mass. Burial will immediately follow mass at St. Paul’s North Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to mass at church.

Schriver-Thompson Funeral Home & Chippewa Valley Cremation Services in Bloomer is serving the family.


One hour prior to the service at church.


11 a.m. on Friday, July 13, 2018, at St. Paul's Catholic Church, Bloomer

Florist Information

A Secret Garden Floral & Gifts 715-568-1037. All flowers to be delivered to church by 9 a.m.


  • Roger Rihn Donnie
    Jane and I send our deepest sympathy. Your mother will be in our prayers. Your mother had a long life and saw great changes in the way we live. I see her generation as the great generation in our history. Hope to see you some time.


    July 12 at 3:03pm

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