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Donna Mae Westwood – Metz Mortuary

    Donna Mae Westwood
    Donna Mae Charlton Westwood was born to Blaine and Amanda (Nordmeyer) Charlton on May 13, 1934 in York, NE. She passed away at Exeter Care Center on July 27, 2014 at the age of 80. On January 14, 1956, Donna married Don Westwood in York and to this union two daughters and two sons were born.

    Donna’s greatest joy was living on the farm, helping her husband and raising her family. She also enjoyed camping and spending time with her grandchildren.

    Donna is survived by her husband Don of Exeter, daughters Susan (Greg) Smith and Sharon (Carroll) Lavalleur all of Lincoln, NE, sons Jeff (Becky) Westwood of Waco, NE and John (Shari) Westwood of Ohiowa, NE. She has six grandchildren: Anthony and Blake Smith; Curtis, Matt, Kate and Jenny Lavalleur all of Lincoln. 

    Donna is also survived by her brothers, Gary (Ann) Charlton, York; Kenneth (Peg) Rystrom, Trumball, NE; Robert (Cheryl) Rystrom, Lincoln; Rex (Florence) Charlton, York; and brother-in-law, Hubert (Ann) Gerken, York; many nieces and nephews.
    Preceding her in death were her parents, step-mother Maxine Rystrom Charlton, sister Connie Gerken, and nephew, Greg Rystrom.

    Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Thursday, July 31, 2014 at Metz Chapel in York.  Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, York.  Closed casket visitation will be from 5-9 pm Tuesday and 9:00 am-9:00 pm Wednesday at the mortuary. The family will greet friends on Wednesday evening from 6:30-8:00 pm. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the Exeter Care Center, Greenwood Cemetery or Waco Volunteer Fire Department.

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