Donna L. lvers, longtime Kirkland resident, passed away peacefully at home on August 15, 2014.
She was born on March 1, 1926 to Merle and Hilda Muir of Brookings, South Dakota. She graduated from Brandt high school in 1944 in a class of eight students.
In 1946 she met Ferrol lvers, a local man who had just returned home from the war in Europe. They were married on February 25, 1947 in Pipestone, Minnesota.
In 1954 they moved to Kirkland, Washington where Mrs. lvers had relatives and Mr. Ivers found work at The Boeing Company. Mrs. lvers was retired from the Lake Washington School District where she was a bus driver for twenty three years.
She loved music, dancing, reading and traveling with her husband in their RV. She also enjoyed helping out at the Redmond Senior Center when her husband played in the band for dances there.
She is survived by her children, Gail (John) Nelson, Cralg (Alice) Ivers and Peggy (Denny) Willis and her beloved grandson Cory Willis. She is also survived by a sister, Marlys Seeman of Laramie.,Wyoming and her brother, Leslie Muir of Rapid City, South Dakota along with her nieces and nephews. She was predeceased in death by her husband of 63 years, her daughter, Nancy lvers Ojeda and her son Gary L. Ivers.
A memorial service will be held at Barton Funeral Services, 11630 Slater Ave N, Suite 103, Kirkland, WA on Saturday, October 25th at 1pm.
She was a beautiful lady and was loved by all who know her.