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Donna Iverson 1937-2008

Aug 21, 2008

GRAETTINGER — A Mass of Christian Burial for Donna Iverson, of Sioux City, and formerly of Graettinger, will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Graettinger.

Burial is in High Lake Cemetery, Wallingford.

The family will greet friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, at the Joyce-Alesch Funeral Home in Graettinger. A parish vigil service will be at 7 p.m.

Donna Mae (Coyle) Iverson was born May 15, 1937, in Yankton, SD, the daughter of Clarence and Buelah (Morgan) Coyle. She graduated from Estherville High School in 1955, and she received her Associate of Arts degree from Estherville Junior College in 1957.

On Sept. 7, 1959, Donna was married to Donald Iverson at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Estherville. The couple made their home near High Lake where they raised their four children.

Donna often times helped Don out on the farm. She was an Avon sales representative, and she worked in the Iowa Lakes Community College Bookstore and Parts Department.

Donna was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. She served on the Palo Alto County Arts Council, and she was a committee member of the Miss Emmet & Dickinson County and the Miss Great Lakes of Iowa pageants. She enjoyed traveling, snowmobiling, bowling, golfing, knitting, sewing and ceramics. Donna was an avid reader, and she treasured the time she spent with her family and friends.

On Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008, Donna passed away at Countryside Senior Living in Sioux City. She was 71.

Left to cherish her memory are her children: Craig and wife, Denise of Littleton, CO, Valerie and husband, Jerry Varney of Hinsdale, IL, Keith and wife, Linda of Sioux City, and Heidi and husband, Randy Rouse of Sioux City; a brother, Roger Coyle of Anaheim, CA; and seven grandchildren.

Donna was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Donald.

Condolences online at www.joycefuneralhomes.com