Donna R. Magner, 75, of North Platte, formerly of Kearney, passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at North Platte Care Center in North Platte.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 7, 2019 at O'Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral Home in Kearney. The Rev. Brian Klein will officiate. Interment will follow the service at Kearney Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to the First Christian Church in Kearney or Bethphage Mission in Axtell. Condolences may be shared online at www.osrfh.com. Services are entrusted to O'Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral and Cremation Services.
Donna was born on September 13, 1943 in North Platte to Leon and Frances (Tyson) McMorris. She received her education from North Platte High School, graduating with the class of 1961.
On November 26, 1961, Donna was united in marriage to Larry Magner in Hastings. To this union three children were born; Steve, Kip and Brian. The couple lived in the communities of North Platte, Hastings and O'Neill. In 1986, they moved to Kearney. In 2011, Donna moved to North Platte to be closer to her family.
She enjoyed shopping, fishing, camping and watching tennis.
Left to cherish her memory are her sons, Steve Magner and wife, Beth of North Platte, Kip Magner and wife, Pam of Lincoln, and Brian Magner of Axtell; five grandchildren, Josh, Lauren, Logan, Aubrey and Garrett; sisters, Nancy Pauley of Park Forest, Illinois, and Kay Pearsel of Texas; along with other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Larry; her parents; brother, Alan McMorris; and sister, Helen Vencil.