Donna Louise (Miller) Snook, age 83, of Osceola, Nebraska, passed away June 20, 2020 at the Good Samaritan Society of Osceola.
Funeral service will be held Thursday,June 25, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. at Dubas Funeral Home in Osceola with Pastor Teri Lucas officiating. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the service from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Musical selections will be "Victory in Jesus", and "His Eye Is On The Sparrow." Pallbearers will be Brady Erhart, Kelsey Erhart, Clint Wallace, Jamie Nelson, Ben Mostek, and Talon Higgins. Honorary pallbearers will be Deacon Brunkhorst, Clayton Nelson, Karlee Nelson and Jack Wallace. A 1:30 graveside service will take place Thursday afternoon at the Grand Island City Cemetery.
Due to current COVID-19 health mandates, practice social distancing by maintaining at least 6 feet among attendees, family, staff, and clergy.
Donna was born October 16, 1936, to William W. and Margaret R. (Russler) Miller in Belleville, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Belleville Menno-Union High School in 1954. She began working for New Holland where she met her future husband, Jerry.
On August 31, 1957, she was united in marriage to Jerold (Jerry) Samuel Snook. To this union two daughters were born, Jenni Lynn and Judi Louise. In 1966 the family moved to Grand Island, Nebraska. Donna worked at St. Francis Hospital in the business office until May of 1985 when she retired. She began caring for her grandchildren. In 1997 they moved to Osceola where she continued caring for her grandchildren.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Osceola. She was a proud member of TOPS, receiving state recognition for her accomplishments. She enjoyed baking cookies and bars, traveling with her husband, attending all of the grandchildren's activities, spending time visiting family in Pennsylvania, reading, puzzles, cleaning, organizing and making lists.
Survivors include her daughters Jenni (Mark) Erhart of Osceola, Judi (Ed) Higgins of Rochester, MN; five grandchildren: Mallory (Clint) Wallace of West Des Moines, IA, Melissa Higgins of Rochester, MN, Molly (Jamie Nelson) Higgins of Preston, MN, Brady Erhart of Aurora and Kelsey Erhart of Chicago, IL; five great-grandchildren: Talon Higgins, and Deacon Brunkhorst of Rochester, MN, Clayton and Karlee Nelson of Preston, MN, and Jack Wallace of West Des Moines, IA; four sisters, Audrey Michael of Lewiston, PA, Sally Shingler, Nancy Aumiller, and Lucy Magda, all of Belleville, PA.
She was preceded in death by her husband Jerry, who passed away February 21, 2012; and her parents.
Memorials are suggested to Good Samaritan Society of Osceola, Juvenile Diabetes Association or Annie Jeffrey Foundation.
Dubas Funeral Home of Osceola and Stromsburg has been entrusted with arrangements.
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