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Donna R. Burkholder, Age 77, resident of: Thompson, passed away on Saturday, March 10, 2012.

Born in: April 27, 1934 in Madison to Irene (Eldridge) and Ray Kangas; she married Roy E. Burkholder on July 19, 1952 in Thompson.

Donna loved to ride horses and was a member of the Western Reserve Horseman's Association. She was active in 4H and loved traveling with her Husband Roy.

Survived by Her Husband, Roy; Daughters, Denise (Robert) Heller of Rociada, NM, Sheryl (Steven) Roessner of Painesville, Sandi (Wilbur) Butler of Hambden; Son, Bruce (Linda) Burkholder of Madison; Grandchildren, Dawn, Casey, Jaime, Patrick, Brittany, Eric, Kelley, Elizabeth, Jesse, Rebecca, and Rian; Great Grandchildren, Zoey, Dylan, Lana, Brianna, Alexander, Corey, Jaxson, Zachary, Ashley, and Alex.

Preceded in death by Her Parents; Son, Terry; Sister, Darlene and Brother, Dennison.

Memorial Service will be held at 11:30am on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Thompson United Methodist Church, 6758 Madison Road in Thompson.

Contributions may be made in Donna's name to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44110-2602.

The Behm Family Funeral Home is helping the family with arrangements. Online obituary and guestbook at