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Donna Rae Huffman

Updated: Jun 11

Donna Rae Huffman, 77, passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2024, with her husband by her side after a battle with Alzheimer’s.  

A visitation will be held at the Merle Hay Funeral Home, 4400 Merle Hay Rd. Des Moines, on Thursday, June 13th from 9:30 – 11 am.  A celebration of life will begin following the visitation at 11 am, with burial at the Rising Sun Cemetery.

Donna was born on Tuesday, December 17, 1946, in Oskaloosa, Iowa to Wilber Ray & Betty (Kroeger) Powell.  She spent 20 years in the office of Asgrow Seed Co. and then worked at United Brick & Tile until her retirement in 2012. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, son D.J. Huffman, her mother & father in laws Delbert & Mildred Huffman.

Her memory is cherished by her husband of 54 years, Richard, son Rick and family, and brother-in-law, Robert (Cynthia) Murray.

Thank you to all the wonderful people at Unity Point Hospice for the care they provided for Donna.



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