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Donna Moran

Obituary for Donna Moran

March 1, 1943 - December 5, 2017
Creston, Iowa | Age 74


Donna Moran, 74, of Creston, died Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines.

Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, December 9, 2017 at the Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Ave. in Creston. Pastor Delores Doench will officiate.

Burial will be private.

Visitation with family receiving friends will be from 10 to 11 Saturday at the Powers Funeral Home in Creston.

Memorials may be directed to the Creston Animal Rescue Effort or the Cromwell United Church of Christ. Online condolences can be given at

Donna Lee Eklund, daughter of Maxine E. (Tinkler) Eklund and Nels Arthur Eklund, was born March 1, 1943 in Creston, Iowa.
She was educated in Cromwell schools.

In 1958, Donna married Patrick Means in Creston. They lived and worked in Cromwell and Creston areas. Donna was a homemaker and worked at Places, and later Casey's. Pat and Donna divorced in 1967. Donna then worked at Bunn for many years.

On December 3, 1992, Donna married William O. Moran in Grant City, Missouri. They first lived at Lorimor, later moving to an acreage near Arispe. Donna went on to work as a cook for many years at East Union Schools. They moved to Creston in 2009.

Donna had been a member of the Cromwell United Church of Christ.

Survivors include her husband William O. "Bill" Moran of Creston; one daughter Patti Jo (husband Mark) Normandeau of Cromwell; two sons, Michael D. Means of Creston; Mark (wife Christine) Means of LaGrange, Ga.; two sisters, Judy (husband Jack) Hulett of Creston and Diane (husband Bill) Ogbourne of Osceola; three grandchildren; three step-granchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents Art and Maxine Eklund, parents-in-law Harold and Marie Moran an infant daughter Julie at birth, and one stepson, Steve Moran.



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Creston, IA 50801
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