Donna Raye (Johnson) Gibb was born November 5, 1945, to Irvin Franklin and Verna Doris (Cranwell) Johnson in Sterling, Colorado. Donna grew up south of Lamar, Nebraska, on her parents’ farm. She graduated from Chase County High School in 1964.
On October 24, 1965, Donna married James Dale Gibb and to this union their one son, Jamie, was born.
Donna attended college in Sterling, Colorado, where she studied to become a licensed vocational nurse. After graduation, Donna worked at the Chase County Community Hospital and at T-Junction before retiring. In her free time, Donna enjoyed singing karaoke, dancing, crafting and decorating her home. She especially loved spending time with her grandchildren.
Donna passed away Friday morning, June 29, 2018, at Kearney Regional Medical Center in Kearney, Nebraska. She was 72 years of age.
Donna was preceded in death by her husband James, parents Irvin and Verna Johnson and father-in-law Dale Gibb.
Survivors include son Jamie Gibb of Holdrege; grandson Dylan (Tiana) Gibb of Hildreth; granddaughter Jordan (Ethan) Haarberg of Kearney; sister Cynthia (Jack) Hudgins of Texarkana, Arkansas; brother Barry Johnson of North Platte; mother-in-law Thelma Gibb of Holdrege; brothers-in-law Rick (Roxie) Gibb of Atlanta and Raymond (Kathy) Gibb of Oxford; sisters-in-law Jan Roberts of Holdrege and Joyce Gibb of Holdrege; and many nieces and nephews.
Graveside inurnment services for Donna will be held Tuesday, July 3, 2018, 10:30 a.m. at Mount Hope Cemetery, Imperial, Nebraska, with Pastor David Kahle officiating.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in Donna’s memory.
Online condolences may be left at liewerfuneralhome.com.
Liewer Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.