Dona Eggers

Posted: Tuesday, June 27, 2000

Soldotna resident Dona Eggers died Monday, June 26, 2000, at Heritage Place in Soldotna. She was 96.

At her request there will be no services. Mrs. Eggers will be entombed at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Bakersfield, Calif.

Mrs. Eggers was born Oct. 1, 1903, in Missouri. She graduated from high school and went to Mercy Hospital School of Nursing. She graduated from nursing school on Feb. 15, 1933. She worked as a registered nurse all of her career. She retired early due to a back injury sustained in an automobile accident. She moved from Bakersfield to Soldotna in 1994.

She was a Christian. Her hobbies included gardening. She also loved having company visit and cooking for them. She was very hospitable.

"Dona had a very sweet spirit and was loved by everybody. She will be missed by all who knew her," her family said.

Mrs. Eggers was preceded in death by her husband.

She is survived by a daughter, Anne Manes, of Washington, two grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a niece, Lovetta Rooker, of Soldotna.

Memorial donations may be made to the charity of the giver's choice.

Arrangements were by Peninsula Memorial Chapel.

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