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Donna Waltz, 95

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Donna Waltz was born April 13, 1928, in Lawler, daughter of Andrew and Sigrid (Johnson) Urness.

She graduated from New Hampton High School.

Donna married Darold Waltz June 10, 1947; he preceded her in death AUG.  29, 1981.

She worked at Powers Manufacturing as a seamstress, retiring after 37 1/2 years. Donna then worked at Columbus High School in the cafeteria.

She was a member of the Evansdale Amvets. Donna enjoyed cards, gambling, bowling, bingo and traveling. She loved spending time with her friends, family and family get-togethers.

Donna passed away on Wednesday, December 20, 2023, at her home, at the age of 95.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Barbara Carey; grandson, Denny Wroe; and four sisters, Hazel Buehler, Alice Daily, Norma Kerr and Lois Anderson.

Donna is survived by two daughters, Becky Wilson of Evansdale and Billie (Dennis) Wroe of Elk Run Heights; eight grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Andrew (Jane) Urness, Jr. of Minneapolis.

Memorials may be directed to Evansdale Amvets Auxiliary

Memorial service will be held Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. at Evansdale Amvets, 706 Colleen Ave, Evansdale.

Burial will be held at a later date.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memories, 965 Home Plaza, Waterloo, Iowa. 319-232-3235. Online condolences may be left at

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