Donna Sue Wolther (1940 - 2019)

  • "Donna was a very good neighbor. I will miss her."
    - Mary Schwartzenberger
Service Information
Vancouver Funeral Chapel | Funeral Homes Vancouver WA
110 East 12th Street
Vancouver, WA
Celebration of Life
Saturday, May 25, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
VFW Post 7824
400 N Andresen Rd.
Vancouver, WA
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July 7, 1940 ˜ May 15, 2019

Donna Sue Wolther passed away May 15, 2019 in Vancouver. She was born in Columbus, Ohio on July 7, 1940 to James H. and Berniece M. Semons.
Donna served in the US Army from 1963-1965. She worked for many years at Clark College and retired as Director of Business Services. She also taught Accounting. Donna was a graduate of Clark College (AA), the University of Portland (BBA), and Portland State University (MBA).
When she retired from Clark College, Donna and her husband, Charles (Chuck) Wolther, moved to Ocean Beach, Washington. After the Chuck’s death, Donna returned to Vancouver where she had an active volunteer and social life. She made many new friends through her membership in the VFW and the VFW Auxiliary, Post 7824, the Vancouver Elks Lodge 821, and the Emblem Club. Donna also volunteered for many years at Peace Health Southwest Washington Medical Center. Donna was a talented quilter and belonged to the Liberty Belle quilting group, making numerous quilts for patients at the VA Medical Center in Vancouver.
Donna was preceded in death by her parents and her husband. She leaves behind her companion Daryl Hossler, sons, James (Carol) and Jerry Hampton, four grandsons, six great grandchildren, many friends and her beloved cats Dennis and Pugsly.
There will be a celebration of life (potluck) and sharing of memories Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the VFW Post 7824, 400 N Andresen Rd., Vancouver, from 2-4 pm. A private burial will be at the Willamette National Cemetery in Portland at a later date.
Donations (in lieu of flowers) may be made in her honor to the Gary Sinise Foundation ( or to a .
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Published in The Columbian on May 21, 2019
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