Donna Joy Schafer, 92
Donna Schafer passed at her residence at Buffalo Hill Terrace away on April 17, 2021.
Donna was born in Alpena Michigan on July 18, 1928. Her family moved to California when she was a child and she spent the majority of her youth in San Diego area where she attended Grossmont High School and San Diego State University. During WW2 she worked in the wartime ship manufacturing industry there.
She met her future husband Hal in San Diego, and after residing there and raising their family moved to where he was born and raised in the Flathead Valley after his retirement. They settled into Columbia Falls, and resided there for the balance of their lives. She is preceded in death by her husband in 2019.
Donna was a Loving mother, avid golfer and bowler and learned to love the life style of Montana and the Flathead Valley. She is survived by her son Gordon, step daughter Jackie, granddaughters Miranda and Rhiannon, 6 grand children and numerous cousins in Michigan, California and Montana.
A grave side service will be held in Columbia Falls at the Woodlawn Cemetery on Monday April 26 at 12 noon.
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