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Donna Smith

November 26, 1929 — October 26, 2019

Donna Mae Smith 1929 to 2019 Donna Mae (Pettigrew) Smith was born November 26, 1929 to Harve and Faye Pettigrew. The family moved from Council Bluffs, Iowa to Rawlins, Wyoming in 1931. Her father owned and operated a soda mining and processing operation north of town. They first lived in Rawlins, but soon moved out to The Willows north of town. She graduated from Rawlins High School. Donna married Raymond E Smith in 1947 and moved to Meadow Ranch. They raised cattle and horses until Raymond passed away. Donna continued to operate the ranch for the next 30 years. They had two children, DonRay and Donna Ann. Donna had a keen interest in archaeology and anthropology. She was an amateur photographer, taking and printing her own family pictures. She loved fishing, gardening and was an excellent cook. She was interested in local geology and tumbled many stones which she loved giving to children. She loved music and was particularly fond of opera. For a number of years, she was active in the Rebekah's and LAPM. In 2010 she was the Wyoming Game and Fish Landowner of the Year. She especially enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and keeping up with their adventures, travels and experiences. Donna passed away from her loving family Saturday, October 26, 2019. She was preceded by her parents, husband, eight brothers and sisters, and three nieces and nephews. Donna is survived by her two children, three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, one brother and numerous nieces and nephews. A Memorial celebration of her life will be held June 2020.
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