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Donna  Rose  Houser
     Donna Rose Houser, 82, left us with dignity on Mar. 15. She was born to James and Loretta (Walker) Peterson Dec. 23, 1930 in Old Lemoyne. Her family moved to a farm in North Platte in 1942 as they were displaced due to the creation of Lake McConaughy.
     She graduated from North Platte High School in 1948, and then worked at Hoover''s Jewelry and O''Connor''s Department store.
     She married Larry Houser on Apr. 19, 1952 in North Platte. Larry was called back to the Navy soon after and she stayed in California where she worked for Howard Hughes Aircraft.
     She returned to North Platte and their son, Stephen, was born. It took three days to notify her husband as Larry was 6000 miles away.
     When her husband returned, they owned and operated the Lazy J Motel for 18 years.
     After retirement from farming, Donna grew her large garden and canned everything that would fit in a jar.
     She also insisted that bird feeders must be full at all times which she nicknamed, Donna''s Diner.
     For many years she volunteered at the Bargin Bin, until her health began to fail.
     Survivors include her husband, Larry and son, Stephen (Lori) Houser of North Platte; daughter, Brenda (Steve) Heracleous of Leander, Texas; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, many other relatives and friends.
     She was preceded by her parents, two sisters and one brother.
     A memorial has been established to the Holy Spirit Building Fund.
     Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Mar. 20, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church with Rev. James Novakowski officiating. Burial will be at Ft. McPherson National Cemetery. Carpenter Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
 
First published in The North Platte Bulletin print edition on 3/20/2013
 
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