TORRINGTON, Wyo. - Donna M. Eisenbarth, 63, died at her home Thursday, May 2, 2013 and cremation has taken place.
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Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 11, at St. Joseph's Children's Home with John Pappert officiating.
In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established to the St. Joseph's Children's Home. Arrangements are under the direction of the Colyer Funeral Home and friends may send condolences to the family at www.colyerfuneralhome.com.
Donna was born Sept. 6, 1949 in Alliance, the daughter of Donald and Edith (Lofquist) Temple. She grew up and received her early education in Alliance. Donna moved with her family to different places in Nebraska, Colorado, and Wyoming. She graduated from Goshen Hole High School in Veteran, Wyo. She married Larry Eisenbarth on July 20, 1968 in Torrington, Wyo. Donna traveled with him while he served in the military throughout the United States and Europe. After he retired they moved to Yoder, Wyo. and she started working at St. Joseph's Children's Home in 1989 and was there until 2003 when they moved to Texas and then to Kuwait. They returned in 2007 and lived in Torrington where she again worked for St. Joseph's in the youth alternatives program until her death.
Donna enjoyed gambling, scrapbooking, traveling, and spending time with family and friends, especially her grandchildren. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary.
Survivors include her husband Larry of Torring-ton, Wyo.; daughter, Melissa Pappert and her husband John of Colorado Springs, Colo.; sons Larry Eisenbarth Jr. and his wife Delona of Veteran, Wyo. and Michael Eisenbarth and his wife Leigh of Flandreau, S.D.; brother, John Temple and his wife Susie; and sister, Lorraine Harris and her husband Joe all of Torrington; 10 grandchildren; and one great grandchild.
Her parents and sister, Patricia preceded Donna in death.
Published in The Star-Herald from May 7 to May 9, 2013