Donna Jean Svec, 72, of Minneapolis MN passed away at her home on Friday, April 7, 2023.
Donna was born Dec. 19, 1950 in Crete, Nebraska to Lumir and Marian (Cudly) Svec. She attended school in Crete and graduated from Crete High School as part of the class of 1969. In High School Donna was a member of National Honor Society, band, chorus, musicals/plays, yearbook, pep club and was a member of the Cardinal Static broadcasting
program. In addition to her school functions, she was an accomplished pianist and accompanied numerous musical performers both at school and Grace United Methodist Church. Upon graduation Donna relocated to Minneapolis where she attended and graduated from The Medical Institute of Minnesota. Using those skills, she accepted a position with Procter & Gamble which she held until 1986. She followed that position by working for Good Neighbor/Good Samaritan as Office Manager for 11 years, Accent Signage Systems as Office Manager for 8 years and Andrew Residence as Office Operations Coordinator for 19 years. She loved cats and served many years as a foster parent for homeless felines in the Minneapolis area.
She is survived by her brother, Gary Svec of Aurora, CO / Cuernavaca, Mexico: Nephew Guy Svec of Crete: Nieces Kira Svec of Thornton, CO and Kalee Koch of Aurora, CO. She was preceded in death by her parents Lumir and Marian Svec.
Per her wishes Donna was cremated with the express wish that her ashes would be scattered in the ocean during a cruise by her surviving family members.