Donna Kay (Hitchens) OlsonAugust 5, 1972 ~ June 2, 2017 (age 44)
Millsboro, DE: Donna Kay Olson, Age 44, passed away on June 2, 2017 at Beebe Medical Center after a long and tough battle with illness.
She is preceded in death by both her parents Lester and Becky Hitchens, also her grandmother Elva Murphy.
She leaves behind her husband, Christopher, sons Kyle Yerkes and Devin Olson; and step daughters, Kayla and Isabelle Olson. She also leaves behind her brother Brian Hitchens, her nephew Braeden Hitchens and three cousins, James and Denise Taylor, Harry and Dan, as well as her mother in law, Lois Wheeler, sister in law, Jennifer Dixon and her husband Chuck and their two children Natalie and Trevor; a brother in law, Scott Hermiston and his son Hayden and a step daughter from a previous marriage, Jessica Yerkes..
Although Donna was little in stature she was a very strong woman. She bad been in and out of the hospital due to having cancer at a very early age and the residual side effects from that cancer treatment left her with multiple chronic illnesses.
She was so grateful for everything. Donna was a loving wife, and mother to both of her sons and step daughters. The Lord has taken her away from us bet she is finally at peace and without pain.
A viewing will be held from 11 AM – 1 PM on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at the Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, DE 19966.
A graveside service will be held at 2 PM at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Rt. 113, Millsboro, DE.
In lieu of flowers the family wishes to honor Donna by making memorial contributions to her son, Devin Olson’s Trust Fund. A basket will be set up in the funeral home by the Register Stand during the viewing for those wishing to contribute.
Electronic condolences may be made via www.watsonfh.