Survived by Roger Andersen - husband of 52 years, her 3 children Ryan (Carol) Andreasen, Bruce (Julie) Andersen, Brooks (Ron) Bradley, her 5 grandchildren Jill, Blair & Cory Andreasen of Cranston, RI and Drew & Nicole Andersen of Goodyear, AZ and her sister Coral Myers of Maxwell, IA.

She was born in Maxwell, IA in 1937, moved to Minneapolis where she raised her family, retired to Reno, NV and then settled in Litchfield Park, AZ where she enjoyed her final years. Donna was retired from Soo Line Railroad in Minneapolis in 1992, where she was a Vice President. Donna celebrated her 76th birthday just 2 days before she lost her battle to Lung Cancer on April 12, 2013 in Phoenix, AZ. She died at home peacefully and without pain surrounded by her immediate family.