Donna was born on March 6, 1934, in Pittsburg, Kansas to Roy Allen and Wilma Fern (Schneider) Sherwood. She graduated from Whitewater High school and then continued on to graduate from Evanston Nursing program as an RN.
On December 3, 1955, Donna married Robert “Bob” Frank Stevenson in Whitewater where they resided until their retirement. They moved to Las Cruces New Mexico and resided there for 20 years before returning to Whitewater in 2015 to be near family.
Donna spent most of her time as a homemaker, but in her free time she was an avid golfer, on her own, and before her husband’s passing they would golf together. She and Bob traveled extensively. Donna was a member of the United Congregational Church of Whitewater, a longtime member of the Whitewater Country Club and then upon their retirement at the Picacho Hills Country Club Las Cruces New Mexico.
She is survived by her children, Crystal (Paul) Singer of Whitewater, Scott (Nancy) Stevenson of Whitewater; grandchildren, Christopher (Sheila) Singer of Coon Rapids, Minnesota, Audra Stevenson of Dallas, Texas, Angela Stevenson of Whitewater, LeAndra Stevenson of Dallas, Texas; and great-grandchildren, Connor Stevenson and Mackenzie Singer.
She is preceded in death by her husband Bob, her parents Roy and Wilma Sherwood, and her brother Robert Sherwood.
A Memorial service will take place on Monday, July 2, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Fairhaven, 435 W Starin Rd, Whitewater, WI 53190. A visitation will be held on Monday, July 2, 2018, from 10 a.m. until time of service at Fairhaven, Whitewater, Wisconsin. Private burial will take place at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478 Oklahoma City, OK 73123, in honor of Donna.
The family would like to give special thanks to all of the staff at Fairhaven.
The Nitardy Funeral Home Whitewater is assisting the family, www.nitardyfuneralhome.com.