Donna Mae Schaible, 74, of Leola, SD, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2020, at Avera Mother Joseph Manor, Aberdeen.
A private family Memorial Service is 2:00p.m., Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at Schriver’s Memorial Mortuary and Crematory, Aberdeen, with Pastor Sara Sorensen officiating.
Burial is at Green Mound Cemetery, Leola, SD, at a later date.
Schriver’s Memorial Mortuary and Crematory, 414 5th Avenue NW, Aberdeen, is in charge of arrangements. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook and also view the service via the live stream service link at www.schriversmemorial.com.
Donna Mae Scheuffele, daughter of Fred and Christina (Treftz) Scheuffele, was born on August 12th, 1945. She was raised on a farm northeast of Long Lake, SD and attended rural school completing the 8th grade. She moved to Eureka, SD and worked as a waitress for the Luncheonette Café. In 1964, she moved to Portland, OR and lived with her older sister and family. She completed her GED at that time. Donna worked at Willanette Falls Hospital as a Nurse’s Assistant. She met and married Dick Reeves, and together they had two daughters, Kimberly and Dawn. In 1982, Donna and her daughters moved back to Eureka and worked at the Eureka Community Hospital. She met Harvey Schaible and they got married on August 13, 1983. They moved to Leola, SD. She gained two stepsons, Revi and Brett. She continued to work at the hospital in Eureka and later she took a job in Aberdeen, working as a unit secretary at Worthmore Treatment Center. After 20 plus years at Worthmore, she retired.
Donna was a loving wife, mother, sister and grandmother. She loved her family very much. Donna belonged to St. James Lutheran Church and had a strong faith in her Lord and Savior. She loved going to church and hearing the word of God and attending Bible study with her church friends. She also enjoyed having coffee with her lady friends. She also enjoyed her daily walks with her special friend and neighbor, Alice Withrow. In November, 2019, they moved to Aberdeen to be closer for medical care. Donna lost her battle to cancer and went home to be with her Lord and Savior on May 23rd, 2020.
Donna is survived by her husband Harvey; daughters, Kimberly and Dawn Reeves of Wenatchee, WA; stepsons, Revi (Angie) Schaible of Aberdeen and Brett (Mandy) Schaible of Leola; sisters, Inez (Cletus) Grenz and Arlys Hilgemann, both of Eureka; eight grandchildren, four great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews whom she loved very much
Donna was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and four sisters.
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