Obituaries for the day of August 25, 2011
LOCAL FUNERALS AND VISITATIONS
Aug. 27 — Patricia Burgett, funeral service, 2 p.m., Loveland Funeral Chapel
Aug. 27 — Belva Gunnels, graveside service, 10 a.m., Grandview Cemetery
Sept. 6 — Jack Scott, memorial service, 11:30 a.m., Elgin Community Center
Donna was born April 3, 1945, in Pasco, Wash., the daughter of William H. and Violet Koshman. Donna was raised and received her education in Richland, Wash., where she was a graduate of Richland High School with the Class of 1963.
Following high school, Donna enlisted in the U.S. Army. She served as a typist for four years before her honorable discharge.
Donna worked at Lamb Weston Potato Processing Plant as a laborer. She also delivered the Spokesman Review newspaper.
Donna enjoyed cooking, canning and watching TV Westerns. She was an avid storyteller.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William H. and Violet Koshman; and her husband, Randall Conrad.
Survivors include her three children and their spouses, Charlotte and Jose Salgado of Gaston, Machell and Armando Trujillo of Astoria and Daniel Zerber of Union; a brother, Robert Koshman of Kennewick, Wash.; two sisters, Dolly Pittenger and Sandra Koshman; and 12 grandchildren.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to a program that helps severely injured service members during their transition to civilian life, the Wounded Warrior Project, at 1120 G. Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., 20005, or woundedwarriorproject.org.