Donna Jean Kindle passed away June 7, 2019 in Enumclaw. She was born on March 8, 1934 in Humboldt, Nebraska to Clare and Grace Acree, Donna was raised in Bremerton and Renton. Donna loved her entire family and spent as much time as she could with them celebrating holidays, birthdays or special occasions. Her determined nature pushed her to constantly seek the joy in life. From small Irish villages to the sun brightened sights of Mexico, Donna loved to adventure with family and friends. She enjoyed the rolling hills of Scotland, the crisp lakes of Canada, the snow-capped peaks of Sun Valley, and the bright lights of Las Vegas. Donna and Emmett bred, raised and raced thoroughbred racehorses. She enjoyed going to the track with family and friends.
Donna is survived by her beloved children Dawn Pearson (Marvin), Dani Bautista, and Jackie Yunker (Len); step-children Peggy Coate Kindle and Randy Kindle (Arja); amazing grandchildren Lynelle Pearson, Russell Pearson, Jessica Ulmer, Justan Ulmer, Melissa Bautista, Danielle Bautista, Landy Kindle, Tanzi Kindle, Cory Coate, and Clayton Coate; loving great grandchildren Steven Pearson, Derek Pearson, and Kaylyn Pearson; five sweet great-great grandchildren; sisters Georgia Millsaps and Gladys Barlleau (Dale); step-brother Harvey Hussey; best friends Jonelle Bitney, Marion Twitchel and Kay Moodenbaugh; and every bright eye and kind soul she ever inspired. Donna was preceded by her parents; her husbands John Pearson and Emmett Kindle; brothers Dale Acree and Claude Acree; and great grandson Zaccariah Pearson.
Heartfelt thanks to Adella and Charity for their loving care of Donna in her later years.
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