Donna enjoyed her life on the farm with her brothers and sisters. She had worked at Winklers and Honan Crane during WWII.
On August 2, 1947, she was united in marriage to James David Anderson at the Browns Wonder Church in Lebanon. They were married for 65 years and had raised their four children together before his passing on October 24, 2012. Together, they worked, traveled the world, and played a lot of golf.
Donna is survived by her children, Diana (Michael) Gibbs of Cicero, Phillip (Marilyn) Anderson of Medina, Ohio, and Doyle (Tricia) Anderson of Litchfield, Ohio; grandchildren, Paul (Tammy) Gibbs of Norman, Oklahoma, Andrew (Jackie) Gibbs of Westchester, Ohio, Shawna (Kevin) Busta of Lakeview, Ohio, and Michelle (Javier) Beorlegui of Bradenton, Florida; great grandchildren, Dustin (Rachel) Gibbs, Christopher Gibbs, Ashton Gibbs, Blake Gibbs, Brinkley Beorlegui, and Borden Beorlegui; brothers: Robert (Ella) Hedge, and Larry (Judy) Hedge; sisters: Betty Kouns, Barbara Tanselle, and Patty Golladay.
In addition to her parents and her husband, Donna was preceded in death by a son, David P. Anderson; grandson, Aaron Anderson; brother, Eugene Hedge; and sisters, Mary Jane Hedge, Lois Sharp, and Pauline Terrill.
Memorial Services are planned for August 2, 2023, with inurnment following at Browns Wonder Cemetery in Lebanon. Services times will be announced closer to the date. Myers Mortuary and Boone County Crematory have been entrusted with her arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed in her memory to Boone County Senior Services, 515 CrownPointe Drive, Lebanon, Indiana 46052.