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Donna Huff

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Donna Huff, 69, Iola, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at Via Christi St. Francis Hospital in Wichita.
Donna was born in Parsons to Robert and Florence Holtz on Dec. 8, 1943. She graduated from Humboldt High School in 1961. She married Garry Huff in 1963 and they had one daughter, Ronda. Donna worked as a nurse’s aide at Neosho Memorial Hospital and Allen County Hospital. She retired from Hope Unlimited after 10 years of service as a court advocate.
She is survived by her daughter, Ronda (Mike) Magness and grandson Shane Magness, Wichita.
She is preceded in death by her parents and her brother, James Holtz.
Memorials can be made to Hope Unlimited.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Saturday at Fellowship Regional Church. Jeff Cokely will give the sermon.

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