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Obituary: Donna Mae Wright King

The Daily Iowegian - 13 October 2006
The Des Moines Register - 13 October 2006
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  Donna Mae (Wright) King, 99, died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006 at her home at Wesley Acres Retirement Community in Des Moines. Her cremated remains will be buried at the Jerome Cemetery at a later date.  
  Donna was born on Jan. 3, 1907 in Centerville to Edward and Maude Wright.  She was married to Wilbur Valentine King and together they had nine children.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter Elizabeth “Betty”; son, Joseph; and three grandchildren.
  She is survived by seven children, Jeanne Koestner of Phoenix, Ariz., Geraldine (Donald) Ladendorf of Peoria, Ariz., Mary Pickering of Phoenix, Ariz., James W. (Kathryn) King of Jefferson, Nancy King Elliott of Louisville, Ky., Julia (David) White of Moraga, Calif., and Ann McDowell of Henderson, Nev.; 27 grandchildren; and many great and great-great-grandchildren.
  Memorial contributions may be directed to the Good Samaritan Endowment Fund at Wesley Acres 3520 Grand Avenue Des Moines, IA 50312
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Gravestone in the Jerome Cemetery

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