Donna K. Crayne, 66, of Waverly, passed away Saturday, January 20, 2018, surrounded by her husband, two daughters, and step son, at the Waverly Health Center in Waverly from a massive stroke.
Donna was born March 26, 1951, the daughter of Donald and Kathryn (Weber) Rasmussen in Creston, Iowa. She was baptized and confirmed at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston. She graduated from Creston Community Schools and then attended Southwestern Community College. She held several jobs over her lifetime, most notably as City Clerk of Creston, Iowa Public Employment Retirement System, Norwest Mortgage, University of Northern Iowa, Carmi Flavors and Hawkeye Community College. On April 12, 1997, she was united in marriage to Richard J. Crayne in Waverly, Iowa. She retired from Hawkeye Community College, Waverly location, in 2012.
Donna enjoyed music, singing, quilting, reading, shopping and a little golf. Above all, she enjoyed time with her family, especially her children and grandchildren.
Donna is survived by her husband, Richard (Dick, Richie) of Waverly, two daughters; Heather (partner Valerie Lander) Rogers of Chandler, Arizona and Robyn (husband Jon) Cornick of Waverly, one son; Clint (partner Kelly Clark) Veatch of Charleston, Illinois, one step-son; Matthew (special friend Laura) Crayne of Waverly, four grandchildren; James, Jack, Madison and Jacob, one sister, Debbie Feldhacker of Creston, Iowa, several cousins, nieces, nephews and friends, and a four-legged friend Smokey. She is preceded in death by her parents.
Celebration of Life Services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 10, 2018, at the Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly.The family will greet friends for an hour prior to the service on Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to the Waverly Public Library in Donna’s name. On-line condolences may be left at www.kaisercorson.com.
Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly is in charge of arrangements. 319-352-1187