November 5, 1925 - June 13, 2016
Donna Fern Heisner Anderson 1925–2016 Donna Fern Heisner Anderson passed away June 13, 2016. Donna was born November 5, 1925 in Sherman County, NE to Anna Gertrude (Reasland) and Charles Frederick Heisner. In 1936 the family escaped the drought and dust bowl and moved to the Grande Ronde Valley in northeastern Oregon. Donna and Donal J. Anderson were married October 21, 1945 in La Grande, Oregon. Donna joined the LDS Church in 1946. She and Don were sealed in the Idaho Falls Temple in June 1947. She enjoyed serving in many church callings, especially Primary, where she served as a ward and a stake Primary president. She also enjoyed her callings in Relief Society, where she served twice as president of the organization. She often said she was happiest in life when she was serving others. She loved her role as a full-time homemaker, cooking and baking for her family and friends. She enjoyed gardening and canning and preserving the harvest, even searching out U-Pick patches and orchards. Don and Donna lived in Spokane and Pasco, WA, Phoenix, AZ, and Weiser and Boise, ID before moving to Holladay and later Sandy, UT. During the last two years of her life she lived with one of her daughters and her son-in-law in Syracuse, UT. Her laugh, sense of humor, and smile have attracted friends wherever she has lived. She was preceded in death by her eternal sweetheart, parents, sister, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, and grandson. She is survived by her children--David (Rose) of Centerville, UT, Timothy (Naoko) of Portland, OR, Kathleen (Andrew) Allison of Syracuse, UT, and Carol Anne Rockwell of West Jordan, UT--and by her brother Charles Heisner of Kamloops, B.C., 14 grandchildren, and 37 great-grandchildren. Donna is very grateful to the many friends, neighbors, hospice workers, and others who helped meet her needs near the end of her life. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 18, 2016 at the Crescent Park 4th Ward meetinghouse, 10885 S. Pampas Drive, Sandy, UT. A viewing will be held immediately before hand from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m., and the interment will be held at the Sandy City Cemetery at 9000 South and 700 East.
Donna Fern Heisner Anderson 1925–2016 Donna Fern Heisner Anderson passed away June 13, 2016. Donna was born November 5, 1925 in Sherman County, NE to Anna Gertrude (Reasland) and Charles Frederick Heisner. In 1936 the family escaped the... View Obituary & Service Information
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