Donna Jeanne Lancaster, 85, formerly of Salina, Kansas, passed away on November 13, 2023, in Overland Park, Kansas. Donna was born on December 28, 1937, in Formosa, Kansas, to Ken and Clara (Bechtold) Killen. She graduated from Courtland High School before attending Wichita Business College. It was in Wichita where she met the love of her life, Bob. They quickly fell in love and married on November 23, 1957. It was a love that would last the next 64 years. They had 5 children together, Stephanie, Kelli, Sharla, Brad, and Cheryl.
While Donna was dedicated to her job at Philips lighting for 25 years, her greatest joy in life was raising her 5 kids. She loved spending time with her family and spoiling her grandchildren. She took great pride in her family’s activities and accomplishments.
Donna was proceeded in death by her husband, Bob. She is survived by her sister, Shirley McGeoch, her daughter, Stephanie Green and partner Greg Knight; daughter, Kelli Fugate; daughter, Sharla Belluomo and son-in-law Mark Belluomo; son, Brad Lancaster and daughter-in-law Sarah Lancaster; daughter, Cheryl Ross and son-in-law John Ross; along with 12 grandchildren, and 6 great grandchildren, and her beloved dog, Martina.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm Friday, November 17, 2023, at Ryan Mortuary, 137 North 8th Street Salina, Kansas, 67401, with burial to follow at Roselawn Memorial Park, Salina.
In honor of Donna’s love of animals, donations in lieu of flowers can be made to Salina Animal Services.