Donna Buxton Collins

June 3, 2014

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Donna Buxton

Donna (Buxton) Collins

Donna (Buxton) Collins, 58, of Kent, died May 30, 2014.

Donna was born July 24, 1955, to Gaius and Louise Buxton of Renton. She was a 1973 graduate of Issaquah High School.

She married her high school sweetheart and recently celebrated 40 years of marriage. They resided in Kent, where they raised three sons.

Donna was a loyal employee of Alaska Airlines and reached a milestone of 25 years with the company this past May. She loved her family and the ocean, but most of all her eight grandchildren, who held a special place in her heart.

Donna had a fun-loving spirit and made lifelong friends with ease. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends and will leave a deep void in their hearts.

She is survived by her mother Louise Buxton; her loving husband Mike; sons Justin, Shane and Matthew, and daughter-in-law Shelly, all of Kent; brothers George Silbersdorff, Gerald Buxton and John Buxton; sister Gale (Buxton) Wilson; and eight grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father Gaius Buxton.

Services will be held this Friday, June 6, at Greenwood Memorial Park, 350 Monroe Ave. N.E., Renton, at 10 a.m.

Following the services, there will be a reception at the VFW Hall, 416 Burnett Ave., Renton.

Donations in her name may be made to the American Diabetes Association.



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