Donna Rae Fredericks, was born on November 14, 1942 to Walter and Betty Hershberger in Iowa City, Iowa. She was 80 years old when she passed away on January 28, 2023.
Donna grew up and resided in Iowa until she moved to Milwaukee Wisconsin for work after graduating high school. She met and married Robert "Bob" Fredericks on January 20, 1962 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. After Wisconsin, they moved and settled in Wickenburg, Arizona. They lived in their log cabin and enjoyed many beautiful sunsets together on their porch and were both heavily involved with the Arizona T-Bird Club. They enjoyed 51 years together before Bob passed away. Donna enjoyed being outdoors, watching her hummingbirds and reading.
Donna was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Betty Hershberger, a sister, Rose Hershberger, and her husband, Bob Fredericks in August of 2013. She is survived by her sister Rita (Roger) Hoffman of East Peoria, IL, her brother Ted (Laura) Hershberger of Coralville, IA, her two sons, Mark (Deb) Fredericks of Princeton, MO and Rob (Mary) Fredericks of Boca Raton, FL, two granddaughters, Samantha Fredericks of Boca Raton, FL, and Kara Fredericks of Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Graveside services with interment will be held on Thursday, February 2, 2023 at 10:00 AM at the Wickenburg Cemetery. A Celebration of Donna's life will be held at a later date.
The family suggests memorial contributions in Donna's memory be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at https://secure3.convio.net/lrf/site/Donation2?df_id=3561&mfc_pref=T&3561.donation=form1 or at https://lymphoma.org/