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Donna Dedlow – Metz Mortuary

    Donna Dedlow
    Donna Faye Dedlow, age 74, of York, NE died on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at Lincoln, NE. She was born on February 25, 1945 in Brighton, CO to Henry and LaVergne (Land) Wellman. On October 1, 1967, she was united in marriage to Ron Dedlow in Scottsbluff, NE.

    Donna had worked as an administrative assistant for the York County Veteran’s Office until her retirement. She was a member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in York. She enjoyed her card, friendship, and garden clubs, was an avid reader, knitted, crocheted, and loved puzzles and coloring. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family and attending their activities. She knew how to make everyone smile even if they were having a bad day. She touched those around her with love, laughter, and happiness.

    Donna is survived by her husband Ron of York; son Jeff (Missy) Dedlow of Omaha, NE; daughters Darcy (Scott) Peterson of Montrose, CO and Becky Hansen of Omaha; grandchildren: Tyler (Stacey) Dedlow of Riverside, CA; Hailey Dedlow of Elkhorn, NE; Justin Peterson of Lincoln, NE; Lauren Peterson of Colorado Springs, CO; Lisa Peterson of Lincoln, NE; Jake Peterson of Montrose, CO; Julia Hansen and Cade Hansen of Omaha, NE; and great grandson Apollo Dedlow of Riverside, CA. She is also survived by her brother Jim Wellman of Gering, NE; sister Joyce Petersen of Phoenix, AZ; mother-in-law Mabel Dedlow of Gering, NE; sisters-in-law Pat Wilson of Minatare, NE and Sue Dedlow of Meridian, Idaho; and many nieces and nephews.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, son-in-law Troy Hansen, brother Veryl Wellman, father-in-law Jim Dedlow, and brother-in-law Bob Dedlow.

    Memorial services are scheduled for 10:00 am, Friday, September 13, 2019 at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church (14th & Delaware) in York with the Reverend Megan Clausen officiating. Private family inurnment at a later date. Cremation, no viewing or visitation. Memorials may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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