Private graveside services and Celebration of the Life of Donna M. Neisius age 82 of Pilger, NE will be held on Friday, April 30, 2021 at the Pilger Cemetery. A gathering for family and friends will begin at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, April 30th at Karry's shop (360 E. 4th St.) in Pilger, NE. Minnick Funeral Home in Wisner is assisting the family.
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Donna passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at the Heritage of Bel Air in Norfolk, NE.
Donna Mae (Hundt) Neisius was born in Madison County, NE to Walter and Meta (Davies) Hundt. She was baptized on December 19, 1937 and later confirmed on April 13, 1952 at Christ Lutheran Church in Norfolk, NE. Donna attended parochial school in Madison, NE and later graduated from Madison High School in 1955. She went on to obtain an Associate Degree in Cosmetology.
On September 7, 1958, she was united in marriage to Ronald Neisius at the Christ Lutheran Church in Norfolk, NE. Donna had worked at Frank’s Barber Shop in Norfolk and for Esperance Jackson in Pilger for a number of years. She later worked at the Pilger Elementary School in the lunch room and was an Avon Consultant for many years.
Donna was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Pilger, NE, and she and Ron also belonged to a Card Club. She enjoyed spending time with her family at the cabin, watching her grandkids and great grandkids grow up, playing Turkey Bingo, and gardening.
Husband-Ron Neisius of Pilger, NE
Daughter-Kim and Dean Thies of Pilger, NE and family-
Kristopher and Tara Thies and children-Kaylin, Kason, & Kynlee
Travis and Sarah Thies and family-Gavin, Tycin, Knoxyn, & Charlee
Taylor and Ben Buderus and daughter-Emersyn
Son-Karry Neisius of Pilger, NE
Son-Jay and Syndi Neisius of Omaha, NE and family-
Elizabeth and Tommy Stormberg and children-Eva, Claire, & James
Brenna, Brianna, Andrew, and Cali
Sister-Mary Davies of Grand Island, NE
Brother-Owen Davies of Spring, TX
Sister-in-laws-Diane Davies of Pilger, NE
Myrna Neisius of Norfolk, NE
Brother-in-law-Don and Connie Neisius of Omaha, NE
Several nieces and nephews also survive her.
Donna was preceded in death by her parents-Walter and Iretta Hundt, Mae and Bob Davies, brothers-Jim Hundt, John Davies, and Bob Davies, and a sister-Betty Cox.