Donna J. Burden age 85, of Lima passed away 4:42 a.m., Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at Wyngate Senior Living. She was born June 9, 1937 in Monmouth, IL to the late Gunner and Vivian (Wickline) Carlson. She married Bobbie D. Burden Aug. 9, 1959 and he preceded her on death Feb. 22, 2001.
Donna was a member of Cridersville United Methodist Church where she had served on the peanut brittle brigade. She retired from UNOH where she had worked in the cafeteria, bookstore and at Lima Land Speedway. She did sewing and alterations on the side for many family and friends.
Survivors include a son: Craig A. (Lea) Burden of Greeley, CO, daughter Trisha (Benny) Hager of Lima; 6 grandkids: Dallas Webb, Marshall Burden, Cheyenne Bowersock, Lydia Herrick, Memphis Hager and Micaleb Cox, 2 great grandchildren: siblings: Wanda Shaw of Waynesfield, Linda Hurles of Reno, NV, Dale Carlson and Mary Bowersock of Wapak and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a granddaughter Courtney Powell.
The family will receive friends Monday, Nov. 28th 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. The funeral will be 10:30 Tuesday at the funeral home with Rev. Thomas Miller officiating and burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Parkinson’s Foundation.