Donna Anthes, 66, of Oelwein passed away Thursday, September 13, 2012 at Mercy Hospital of Oelwein after a lengthy illness.
At Donna’s request, there will be no public services held. She will be laid to rest in a private family service at Woodlawn Cemetery.
Donna was born on February 19, 1946 to parents Howard R. Roberts and Clara (Gorman) Roberts in Oelwein Mercy Hospital.
Donna graduated from Fayette High School in 1964. She was united in marriage to Richard Anthes on October 1, 1966. To this union they adopted a beautiful baby daughter, Kamie.
Donna worked at Fareway for 31 years, retiring due to health.
Left to celebrate Donna’s life are her husbandRichard “Slim” Anthes of Oelwein; her daughterKamie (Josh Brennan) Voges of Oelwein; her three grandchildren:Dylan, Kayla and Alana Voges of Oelwein; hersister Mary Ann Rolfing of Minnesota; hersister-in-law Phyllis Roberts of Wisconsin; her childhood best friend Dorothy Eckheart of Arlington; special niece and nephew Deborah Shepard of Hazleton and Richard Roberts of Oelwein; her adopted family:Chad and Candy Moser and family of Independence.
In death, Donna has rejoined her parents Howard and Clara; her brothers:Howard J.,Edward and Merlin Roberts; and hersister-in-law, Dorothy Roberts.