Donna Lou Walker Branston
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Donna Lou Walker Branston, 72, of Overland Park, formerly of Scottsdale, Arizona and San Francisco, California, passed away May 25th.
Donna was born July 6, 1939, to the late Don and Laura Lou Walker in Joplin, Missouri. Donna was an avid San Francisco 49ers fan. She was a team leader at Avis Rent a Car for over 30 years at the San Francisco Airport. She loved the summer and enjoyed spending hours laying out in the sun. Donna was full of life and loved entertaining visitors and made sure they had the time of their lives. She developed a love of painting with water colors and found her hidden talent later in life. Donna enjoyed playing bingo, rummy and poker.
She is preceded in death by her daughters, Cherie and Christy Branston and her brother John Walker. Donna is survived by her son, Steven Brudniak; sister, Marilyn Shipley; two brothers, William Walker and Don Walker; her life long friend, Judy Cartwright; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
The family wishes to express their heart felt gratitude for the care that Donna receive from the staff while at Garden Terrace of Overland Park.
Celebration of Life
A Celebration of Donna’s life will be held Monday, June 11, 2012, at the Cedar Creek Swim and Raquet Club in Olathe, 11:30 am until 2:30 pm.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made in her name to the Garden Terrace of Overland Park, Art Department, 7541 Switzer, Overland Park, Kansas 66214.