March 24, 1932 - May 2, 2010
Donna L. Stewart, 78, of Grand Island, died Sunday, May 2, 2010 at her home. Funeral services will be at 11 am Friday at Gollaher Chapel of Trinity United Methodist Church in Grand Island. Burial will be at 3 pm in the Ord Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 pm Thursday at Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home. Donna was born on March 24, 1932 in Scott City, Kansas to Clyde and Ora (Keatley) Wilson. Her family moved to Ord, Nebraska when Donna was a small child. She graduated from Ord High School. She was united in marriage to Lyle L. Stewart on October 8, 1950 at Ord, Nebraska. The couple made their home in Scotia before moving to Fullerton where Lyle worked on his uncle’s farm. They moved to Grand Island in 1951 and then to a farm near Cairo in 1962. In 1985 they returned to Grand Island where they owned and operated Stewart’s Pawn Shop until Lyle’s death in January of 2002. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. Donna loved working in her garden and watching birds feed in her yard. She also enjoyed canning foods and helping her husband on the farm. Donna will be remembered as a loving wife, mother and grandmother who always put others before herself. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society or the Special Olympics. She is survived by two sons and daughter in laws, Keith and Donna Stewart of Grand Island and Kirk and Patty Stewart of Redlands, California and two grandsons, Douglas Stewart and Mathew Stewart. She is also survived by two sisters, Alta Mae Barnason and her husband Jesse and Ora Jean Kovarik and her husband Frank and three brothers, Harold Wilson and his wife Velda, Duwane Wilson and his wife Cathy and Clyde Wilson, Jr. and his wife Phyllis. Donna was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and a brother Alvin Wilken.
Donna L. Stewart, 78, of Grand Island, died Sunday, May 2, 2010 at her home. Funeral services will be at 11 am Friday at Gollaher Chapel of Trinity United Methodist Church in Grand Island. Burial will be at 3 pm in the Ord Cemetery. Visitation... View Obituary & Service Information
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