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.
My (our) thoughts and prayers are with a the family. Both in Kansas and Ohio.
So sorry for the loss of your loved one. I have known Donna for many years and she was such a kind, sweet person. Just know that she is celebrating in Heaven as the people on earth mourn her. May God comfort all of her family during this difficult time.
I will always remember my Cousin Donna as a kind and gentle person. And always with that great big smile, that would light up the room. I know she is in Heaven with her Lord Jesus, Arnet and Clara. May the family have comfort knowing she is in God’s hands now and free of pain.
My condolences to everyone she was a sweet lady a great friend she always had a smile on her face. Rest In inturnel Peace Donna
God Bless you Donna, you are in your heavenly home and feeling and living healthy again. Life was hard and you fought bravely….its reunion time so catch up with those who have gone on before you. Till we meet again….
I will miss the talks we had and the laughs we shared been friends since we took drivers ed in high school I know she is filling in her parents as to life down here.Prayers for family to heal.Gods speed.
So sorry for your loss! Prayers for you all!!
Much Love to all. Donna is singing with the angels. But especially singing for her Momma n Daddy.
Darlene, & family, I am sorry to learn of Donna’s passing, you & your entire family are in my prayers.
love to all, Billiel
Im am so sorry for your loss
Donna was a classmate and friend she will be missed
Prayers to all the family .God Bless you as you go through this time of loss.
Seems like I have been a part of this family most of my life. Prayers for Darlene, Patty, Tammy and Keith on your loss! And for the rest of her family. RIP Donna.