Donna May Kahoun

Dec 10, 1925 – Dec 25, 2016

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Donna spent the majority of her life in Renton, Washington where her and her husband lived and raised their children. Donna worked at Bonnel Nursery, JC Pennys in Renton then went to work at Boeing. She retired from Boeing and walked into Squak Mountain Nursery and told the owner she was coming to volunteer. He told her he had to pay her. She was there about 10 years where she was known as the Geranium Lady.

In 2003, Donna moved to Panorama Senior Living in Lacey, Washington. While in Lacey Donna volunteered at the Lacey Thurston Chamber of Commerce, Washington State parks and Recreation. At this point,  Donna  moved into Panorama Convalescent and Rehabilitation Center, where they couldn't keep her busy enough. She was involved in all their activities as well as always looking for things to do. She took the recycled menus and she cut them down to make note pads and then passed them out in all the offices. She cut coupons out of the newspaper for the staff to pick through for their next shopping trip. She folded the weekly menus for the residents as well as being elected Vice President of the resident council for the Panorama Convalescent Center.

Donna was preceded in death by her father Charles P. Sandercock, mother Margaret Grove Sandercock Stamper, and husband, Anton E. Kahoun. Donna is survived by her children, Mike Jones (Doralee Carstensen) of Belfair, Washington, Sharon Bock (Larry) of Longview, Texas, Jenney Hess (Dale) of Renton, Washington, Margaret Rodgers (Mike) of Bothell, Washington, Antonette Benham (Bill) of Olympia, Washington, Anton Kahoun of Maple Valley, Washington. Twelve grandchildren, Twenty Four great grandchildren as well as three great great grandchildren.


Antoinette Benham
Olympia, Wa
Jan 28, 2017

Mom, just wanted you to know you are missed. I hope your reunion with Dad, Grandma and Grandpa was outstanding. Of course how could it not be. Celebrating Jesus' birthday together for the first time in a long time.

Love you and keep watching.... I'll surprise everyone.

Callista Joanne Lillard
Lacey, WA
Jan 1, 2017

I am sorry I will be unable to attend her service. I enjoyed the trips I took with her.

Michael Jones
Belfair, Wa
Dec 31, 2016


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