Donna Mae Wion

Sep 17, 2017
Wion, Donna obit


11:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel 


one hour before the service at the funeral home.



Garden of Memories Cemetery


may be directed to Care Initiatives Hospice


Donna Mae Wion, 85, of Cedar Falls, formerly of Waterloo, died Sunday, September 17, 2017 at the Cedar Falls Heath Care Center of natural causes. She was born May 3, 1932 in Grand River, the daughter of Fred Lloyd and Goldie (McCarl) McDowell. 

She married Arnold “Curly” Wion on October 22, 1949 in Leon, Iowa; he preceded her in death on May 8, 2017.  

Survived by: two sons, Ronald (Kate) Wion of Waterloo, Rickey (Beth) Wion of Waterloo; a son-in-law, John Newman of Washburn; seven grandchildren, Trenton Wion, Jeremy Wion, Chris Wion, Brandi (Tim) Ovel and Carey Newman, Ann Wion, Bryan (Cintha) Sulaiman; ten great grandchildren and two sisters, Myrna (John) Jamieson of Waterloo and Verna Brietbach of Glendale, California.

Preceded in death by: her parents; her husband; two daughters, Carole Wion and Diana Newman; one grandson, Patrick Newman in infancy; one great grandson, Brett Sealock; a brother Kenneth McDowell and a sister, Twyla Hough.

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  1. Tony Breitbach | Sep 20, 2017
    I am sorry about the loss of Aunt Donna. She was a great lady. I remember visting her and Curly every summer. My sincere consolences and prayers go out to the family. 

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