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Donna Mae Kepley

December 16, 2018

Donna Mae Kepley

Passed December 16th after her battle with cancer.  She was born 0n February 6th 1939 in Eureka, Ks to Oran and Flossie Austin. Donna attended primary school in Sedgwick KS and later graduate from Vilas Rural High School near Chanute KS.   At a school function she met and fell in love with her soul mate, William A Kepley.  The two married on May 27, 1956.  During their 62 blissful years of marriage the two raised three children, who went on to have children of their own adding love and filling the hearts of both doting grandparents.

Their eldest son Jeffrey A Kepley of Newton, grandson Gary Kepley wife Marissa and their children Grady and Madison of Council Grove KS.  Granddaughter Lacie Fair, husband Darren and their children Parker and Cora of Newton.

Daughter, Janet L Kepley of Grants Pass OR., Grandsons Trevor Huebert and Cameron Huebert both of Portland OR.

Son, Jerry D and Michelle Kepley of Burrton, Grandson Andrew, wife Emily and their children Maggie and Allison of Newton.

After marriage Donna went to Wichita Business College. She worked for many years at Hertlzer Clinic in Halstead until she and her husband purchased Newton Appliance Center where she ran the office.        Donna was a member of Trinity Heights Church United Methodist Women, Martha Circle, E Circle, Peacemaker Quilting.  She was a member of Business Professional Women and Chamber of Commerce.  Most of all she enjoyed sewing, gardening, and time with her friends and family.

Memorial Services will be held at Trinity Heights United Methodist Church on Friday December 21, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. with The Rev. Donna Voteau presiding. Private family interment will take place at a later date.

Memorials are suggested to Trinity Heights United Methodist Church in care of Petersen Funeral Home.

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3 thoughts on “Donna Mae Kepley

  1. Love you Aunt Donna.
    Rest in peace. I will always remember you for your gentle way and love you showed myself and others. Some of my favorite memories are my summers spent with you and Uncle Bill.
    The world was a better place because of you

  2. Donna Mae…
    Although our homes were much too far distant I always felt that our hearts were close. I’ll miss you.

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