Donna Marie Lawrence
age 60, loving wife, mother and grandmother of Newton, KS, passed away on January 1st. 2018 in her
home after a long struggle with cancer. Donna was born on January 19th, 1957 in Millersburg, OH.
Donna will be so missed by her many close friends and family. Donna’s faith in her Lord Jesus was so
important to her and it gives us so much comfort that she is finally at peace with her Lord. She
especially lived each day for the love of her life, her granddaughter Lillie. Lillie gave such joy to her
Donna is survived by her husband Kurt whom she married in October 1998, son Bobby (Charity) Jones
and granddaughters Lillie and Abby, sisters Darlene (Duane) Wilbur, Patty (Mark) Frazier, Tammy (John)
Klaiber, brother Keith (Dawn) Lang and several nieces and nephews all of Ohio. Donna is also survived
by three step-sons Abe, Jon (Karry), Ryun (Annie) and Leia Lawrence (Dan Stucky) all of Kansas and three
Donna is preceded in death by her parents Arnet and Clara Lang of Ohio
The family requests all donations be given to Dr. Mattar & Caring Staff at Cancer
Center of Kansas in care of Petersen Funeral Home.
Graveside Committal service will be 1:00 p.m. Friday January 5, 2018 at Greenwood Cemetery in Newton, Kansas. A memorial service will follow at 2:00 p.m. at Grace Community Church with Pastor’s Steve Friesen and Jack Napier presiding. Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at Petersen Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.