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Donna Rogene Almburg, 84, of Sycamore, formerly Scottsdale, Arizona passed away at Kishwaukee Hospital on March 24, 2018. The daughter of Frank and Elsie (Carls) Hewitt, she was born on August 19, 1933 in Rochelle, IL. On October 23, 1955 she married John W. Almburg in Rochelle.
Donna was a Registered Nurse for many years working at Copley Hospital and Four Seasons Nursing Home in Aurora.
She enjoyed living in Arizona, playing the piano, shopping, and spending time with family and friends.
Donna is survived by her children, Steve (Anne) Almburg of Malta, Shari (Jay) King of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Suzanne (Craig) Anderson of Pingree Grove; eight grandchildren, Andrew (Jessica) Almburg, Eric (Hayley) Almburg, Adam Almburg, Ryan (Tiffany) King, Amanda (Michael) Clark, Kellie (Andy) Jennings, Nicholas Anderson, Neil Anderson; eight great-grandchildren, Graham, Harrison, and Neva King; Samuel, Tessa Jennings; Blake Clark; Lincoln and Evelyn Almburg; brothers, Rev. Frank E. (Norma) Hewitt, and Dennis (Paula) Hewitt.
Preceding her in death are her parents; husband, John in 2008; and daughter, Shelley Almburg in 2015.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Quiram Sycamore Chapel, 1245 Somonauk St., Sycamore, IL 60178 at 11:30 am, with Rev. Frank E. Hewitt officiating. Visitation will be held on from 9:30 am - 11:30 am on Tuesday at the funeral chapel. Burial will be at Sugar Grove Cemetery.

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Condolences & Shared Memories (9)

  1. Alberta Williams

    To Donna's love ones. Even tho, I know of no words, to rid you of your pain during this most difficult time. May our prayers strengthen us and our memories comfort us. At Isaiah 25:8; 26:19 we look forward to seeing our love ones again as Almighty God, lovingly promises.

  2. Merrilee Edwards

    Donna was a fabulous next door neighbor and always up for fun at Chicos, Goodwill or fine dining like Randys. She was easy to laugh and cared for all. I was the lucky recipient of many a home cooked meal and hours/years of great conversation. The holidays are not as vibrant without her unique brand of outdoor decorating. She loved living in Arizona and was always happy to share her home. We all miss her here on the street and are so sorry for your loss.

  3. Carla Hansell

    Thoughts & prayers to all. The Dave Hansell Family

  4. Carole mayer

    I am so sorry for your loss. We are all happy that we were able to spend time with her recently. It was wonderful to hear her playing her piano. We have very fond memories.

  5. Julie Loftin

    My thoughts are with you all at this sad time. I have so many happy memories of Donna in Arizona, and am so glad we were able to visit a few weeks ago. It was wonderful to see her.

  6. Jane Burden

    Suzanne...I recall visiting with your mom in Sycamore. Such an upbeat, happy gal. I know you have many wonderful memories of her. Keep those memories close to you and yours. Hugs to you all.

  7. Cathy Martin

    Will cherish memories of Donna and so very glad we were able to see her a few weeks ago. My sympathies to the Almburgs, Kings, and Andersons.

  8. Rod Berg

    Suzanne and family, You have our Deepest Sympathy in the loss of your mother

  9. Dave & Donna Meisch

    Will remember your mom's giggle's and smiles forever always such a wonderful lady..hugs & prayers to your family..RIP

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