Donna M. Doran, age 57, of Columbus, Nebraska died Thursday, February 9, 2006 at her daughter's home in Platte Center. Funeral Services are 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 13, 2006 at McKown Funeral Home in Columbus with Pastor Kyle Nielsen officiating. Visitation is 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Monday at McKown Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will also be held 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 15, 2006 at the United Pentecostal Church in Rock Springs, Wyoming with Brother Sermon officiating. Visitation is 12:00 noon - service time Wednesday at the Church. Burial is in the Rest Haven Memorial Garden Cemetery in Rock Springs, Wyoming. Vase Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.
Donna M. Doran was born March 21, 1948 in Boonville, Missouri to Don Carlos and Mable Adaleen (York) Minor. She grew up in Lexington, Missouri and graduated from Lexington High in 1966. She married Billy Joe Doran in Rock Springs, Wyoming. While in Rock Springs Donna joined the Pentecostal Church where she became a very vibrant member making peanut brittle, suckers, and writing poems for the church. In the 1980's Donna worked at the Kimberly Manor in Rock Springs and in the Desert View Elementary School Cafeteria. She also helped take care of disabled people in their homes. She then moved to Nebraska where she was employed at the Columbus Hospital, D & L for a few years and finally at Becton - Dickinson the past 8 years. Donna enjoyed playing bingo and spending time with her friends.
She is survived by:
Daughter: Mary (Tracy) Beardslee of Roundup, MO
Daughter: Kimberly (Daren) Feik of Platte Center, NE
Daughter: Carrie (Jared) Iwan of Columbus, NE
Grandsons: Lance Heron of Columbus, NE; Billy Doran-Shifrar of Sheridan, WY; Michael Shifrar of Sheridan, WY
Granddaughters: Salina Heron of Platte Center, NE; Brandy Shifrar of Sheridan, WY; Alexandra Valenzuela of Columbus, NE
Brothers: Keith (Sherry) Minor of Richland, MO and Dennis Minor of Lexington, MO
Sisters: Linda (John) Ritchie of Richland, MO and Nancy Lyons of Monroe City, MO
Mother -in-law: Dorothy Doran of Rock Springs, WY
Sisters-in-law: Cindy (Elizar) Comacho of Rock Springs, WY and Dorothy Doran of Cheyenne, WY
Nieces: Crystal Comacho of Rock Springs, WY; Lisa (John) Garcia of Littleton, CO; Becky (Tracy) Harris of Cheyenne, WY
Nephews: Dustin (Chris) Kopp of Rock Springs, WY and Fred (Tasha) Brandenburg of Fairbault, MN
Special Friend: Jerry Johnson of Seward, NE
She was preceded by:
Husband: Billy Joe Doran
Parents: Don and Mable (York) Minor
Father-in-law: Fred Doran
Grandson: Tristan Scott Doran