Donna Mae Waggoner, 90, of Cedar Rapids, died Saturday, March 30, 2019. Funeral Service: 11:00 am Friday, April 5, 2019 at Echo Hill Presbyterian Church in Cedar Rapids. A visitation will be held from 5-7 pm Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home. Burial: Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
Survivors include her two daughters, Denise (Kirk) Waggoner Nipper, Lori Waggoner; nephew, Brian (Kirsten) Fairweather; three cousins, Lincoln Heffner, Amy Heffner, Kristen Alpert; sister-in-law, Lucille Waggoner; and many nieces and nephews, Darlene (Larry) Daniels, Joyce (Allen) Bartels, Tom (Jennifer) Orr and Jim (Amy) Christianson.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; sister, Frances (Bud) Fairweather; two sisters-in-law, Norma Brady and Kathryn Orr; and brother-in-law, Paul Waggoner.
Donna was born July 22, 1928, the daughter of Frank and Marie (Duffy) Hood in Fairbank, Iowa. She moved from a farm in Fairbank to Jesup, Iowa. Donna married Galen Waggoner on December 27, 1958 in Jesup.
She taught in Anamosa and Cedar Rapids Community Schools (Garfield). Donna belonged to NEA, ISEA, and Retired School Personnel. She was a member of Kenwood Park Presbyterian Church, now Echo Hill. Donna loved teaching, cooking, fishing, traveling, and especially taking cruises. She truly enjoyed time spent with her family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Echo Hill Presbyterian Church or a charity of your choice.