Donna Jesse

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Donna Mae Jesse, 77, of Bella Vista, Ark. died Wednesday, July 25, at Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale, Ark. She was born on May 28, 1935 in Flint, Mich. to Julius A. Bumann and Pauline (Sievers) Bumann.

She graduated from Storm Lake High School, Class of 1993. She moved to Bella Vista in November 1994 from Storm Lake. She was a member of the Bella Vista Lutheran church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Donald Bumann; sister-in-law, Lois Jesse and brother-in-law, Merle Vesgaard.

She is survived by her husband, Robert A. Jesse of Bella Vista, Ark.; two sons, Lynn Robert Jesse and wife, Sue of Urbandale, Alan A. Jesse and wife, Julie of Peoria, Ariz.; daughter, Coleen M. Imming and husband, Doug of Storm Lake; one brother-in-law, Glen Jesse of Storm Lake; two sisters-in-laws, Donna Bumann of Storm Lake, Lola Vesgaard of Scottsdale, Ariz.; four grandchildren, three step-grandchildren and ten step great-grandchildren.

A Memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday August 1, at the Bella Vista Lutheran Church. A Committal Service will be held at the Fayetteville National Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements are by the Bella Vista Funeral Home & Crematory, 2258 Forest Hills Blvd., Bella Vista, Ark.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Circle of Life Hospice or Charity of Donors Choice.

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