Donis Whalen, 62, of Decorah, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at the Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah. Funeral services are at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 5, at the First Lutheran Church, 604 West Broadway Street, Decorah, with Rev. Chad Huebner presiding. Burial is at a later date in the New Hampton Cemetery, New Hampton. Friends may call from 3-7 p.m. Friday and also after 10 a.m. Saturday morning at the First Lutheran Church, 604 West Broadway Street, Decorah. The Schluter - Balik Funeral Home in Decorah is in charge of arrangements. Donis is survived by her mother, Margaret Whalen, New Hampton; one brother, Michael (Susan) Whalen, East Bethel, Minn.; one sister, Shelley (Steven) McShane, New Hampton; special friend, Sally Bachman, Albia; S\seven nieces and nephews: Amber (Raylin) Nevland, Kimberly (friend, Aaron Guck) Whalen, Ryan Whalen, Tony McShane, Nicole (Justin) Klunder, Rebecca (Trent) Zabel and Andrea (Roberto) Barron; ten great-nieces and -nephews: Ashyln Nevland, Ashton, Braden and Brooklyn McShane, Reed and Finnley Klunder, Abigail and Paige Zabel, Isabella and Gavyn Barron. Donis was preceded in death by her father, Donald Whalen, in 2006; one niece, April Whalen, in 1980; her grandparents, Jacob and Marjit Jerdee and Leland and Maxine Whalen.