She was born in Racine, WI on September 28, 1953 to the late Willard Dankert and Pearl (Heusdens) Berggren.
Donna was working as a caregiver at Scenic Hills Health Care in Ferdinand. She was a member of Seventh-Day Adventist Church. Donna was a a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister, who cherished her time spent with her grandsons. Donna will be remembered for her graciousness and spirit of wisdom. She enjoyed taking walks and collecting carnival glass with her husband, Mike.
Surviving is her husband, Mike Evans of Tell City; children, Aimee Ellsworth of Cannelton, Josh Evans of Racine, WI and Chris Evans of Tell City; grandchildren, Christian and Camden; sisters, Darlene Pattison and Carol Christensen, both of Racine, WI and Nancy Boyles of Royal, NC and a brother, Steve Dankert of Franklin, NC.
She is preceded in death by a daughter, Angela Ellsworth, and her parents.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 A.M. CST Monday, September 29, 2014 at Zoercher-Gillick Fuenral Home. Pastor Melvin Matthews will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 2:00-6:00 P.M. and Monday from 9:00-11:00 A.M. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.