Dec. 24, 1924--Dec. 28, 2005
Donna Marie Waterman died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005, at Community Hospital of McCook at the age of 81.
She was born Dec. 24, 1924, at Danbury, the daughter of John Charles and Elva Pearl (Reeves) Townley. She grew up at Lebanon, where she graduated from Lebanon High School in 1942/ She also attended McCook Junior College.
On Oct. 9, 1945, Donna married Gerald Charles Waterman at Norton. They moved to McCook in 1945, where they spent their married lives.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald on Oct. 3, 1986; two sisters, Nadine Petersen and Vada Mandrell; and one brother, Darrel Townley.
Donna is survived by one son, John C. Waterman and his wife, Marjorie of Omaha; one grandson, Ian Waterman; one granddaughter, Kaitlin Waterman; two sisters, Nelda Haag of McCook and Iris Goodwin and husband, Kenneth of Amarillo, Texas; special brother, Benny Hochman and wife, Marie of Sidney; and relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be Friday, Dec. 30, 2005, 10:30 a.m., at the Herrmann Memorial Chapel in McCook with the Rev. Steve Bales officiating. Interment will be at the Fort McPherson National Cemetery in Maxwell.
Memorials may be given in her name and friends may call at Herrmann Funeral Home in McCook, which is in charge of arrangements.