Obituaries

Donna M. Bennett

Donna Mae Bennett, 94, of Cedar Rapids, passed away on Friday, Nov. 6, 2020 at the Boone County Health Center, Albion.

Donna is survived by four children: Marlyne F. Guthard of Newman Grove, Linda L. (Dar) Zentner and Ray W. (Sharon) Bennett, all of Cedar Rapids, and Gloria S. (Bill) Zoucha of Columbus, 19 grandchildren: Dan (Tammy) Guthard of Lincoln, Sheila (Dan) Fowlkes of Newman Grove, Sherri (Andy) Zoucha of Albion, Don (Teri) Guthard of Lincoln, Doug (Jen) Guthard and Darren (Renae) Guthard, all of Hickman, Dustin (Krissy) Guthard of Petersburg, Dennis (LaVonne) Guthard of Waverly, Daryl (Holly) Guthard and Derrick (Brytt Nelson) Guthard, all of Newman Grove, Brian (Shelli) Swerczek and Lara Swerczek, all of Cedar Rapids, David (Dee) Zentner of Gothenburg, Jesse (Jennifer Lacy) Zentner of Grand View, ID; Becky (Ben) Thompson of Lexington, KY, Ryan (Erin) Bennett of Omaha, Cameron (Laurie) Zoucha of Rancho Cucamonga, CA, Troy (Mario) Zoucha of Phoenix, AZ, Candice (Trevor) Towey of Omaha, 42 great,grandchildren, nine great great grandchildren, sisters-in-law Margaret Shockey of Riverside, CA and Carol Cox of Grand Island, along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, Russell, her parents Walter and Ethel Cox, son-in-law Ted Guthard, great granddaughter Paysen Guthard, siblings: Francis (Ida) Cox, Tom (Lucille) Cox, Mattie (Vic) Faust, Vernon (Ruby) Cox, Claude (Dorothy) Cox, Ruth (Floyd) Hollman, Lucy (Darwin) Bridgland, Ralph Cox and Raymond Cox in infancy, in-laws on Russell’s side: his parents, Lee and Emma Bennett, brother and sister-in-law Melvin (Arline) Bennett and brother-in-law Homer Shockey.
Funeral services will be, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids with Rev. Vern Olson officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Cemetery in Cedar Rapids. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday, at the church.
Memorials are suggested to the family for later designation.
Levander Funeral Home of Cedar Rapids is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at: www.levanderfuneralhome.com.