Left to Right: Bayerl, circa 1958, 1973, 1974, 1977 and 1977
Dona Mae Bourgeois Bayerl
Missing since May 6, 1979 from Muskego, Waukesha County, Wisconsin
Classification: Endangered Missing
Circumstances of Disappearance
Bayerl was last seen at her home in Muskego, Wisconsin on May 6, 1979. According to her husband she left the home after a quarrel, and drove off in the family car. The car was returned that night. When the children woke up the next morning, Dona was gone.
She was reported as mssing by her husband on May 9, 1979.
Police believe she did not leave of her own free will. Police found blood in the garage, determined to be Dona Bayerl's.
A circumstancial case was developed against a suspect, but no charges were issued, because of lack of evidence.
Dona was declared legally dead in 1986.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Muskego Police Department
The Family of DonaMae Bourgeois Bayerl