Dona Mae Burr, 78

Dona Mae Burr, 78, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away peacefully, on Saturday, September 30, 2017, at Grandview Heights, with her loving family by her side.

A memorial service under the family direction will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, October 6, 2017, at Restore Church located at 2 N. 2nd Ave., Marshalltown, IA, with Pastor Ryan Trossen officiating. There will be no visitation prior to services. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed in Dona’s name to her family. For further information or to send a condolence please visit or call (641) 844-1234. Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Dona and her family.

Dona Mae Wheeler was born on May 20, 1939 in Brooklyn, Iowa, the daughter of Lester and Lola (Hiner) Wheeler. She was raised and educated in the Brooklyn School District, graduating with the class of 1958.

Dona was united in marriage to the love of her life, Carl Burr. From this union they were blessed with one son; Robert Burr. Dona was a very loving and devoted wife and mother. She enjoyed gardening, camping and being outdoors. Dona’s most treasured passion was her family.

Left to cherish her memory is her son: Bob (Mary) Burr; one granddaughter: Jayleen Burr; two sisters: Sandy and Marilyn and one brother: Larry.

She is preceded in death by her husband Carl; parents, Lester and Lola Wheeler; as well as one brother Rick.