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1934 Donna 2021

Donna Knorr

March 25, 1934 — March 30, 2021


Donna Belle Knorr, 87, of Pleasant Hill, Missouri, was born, March 25, 1934, in Seward, Nebraska, the daughter of Edmund Arnold and Esther Viola Amelia (Kottke) Uffelman.  She departed this life, Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at the Saint Luke’s East Hospital, Lee’s Summit, Missouri, surrounded with love and family.

Donna was a 1952 Waco, Nebraska, High School graduate.

On July 4, 1953, she was united in marriage to Norman Paul Knorr in Waco.  He preceded her in death on October 9, 2009.

Donna was a wonderful homemaker and stay-at-home mom.     She was an active member of the Amazing Grace Lutheran Church in Pleasant Hill. She truly enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren.  She was a gifted baker and was an avid Yahtzee player.

Donna was also preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by two daughters, Marsha S. (and Graylan) Clark, and Brenda J. (and Nick) Ederer, all of Pleasant Hill; four grandchildren, Sarah (and Brice) Barnaby, Abigail Clark, and Clint Ederer, all of Pleasant Hill, and Nicholas (and Lindsey) Ederer, of Monument, Colorado; four great grandchildren, Von Barnaby, Jaxon Barnaby, Lincoln Ederer, and Delaney Ederer; one brother, Jim (and Janice) Uffelman of York, Nebraska; and one sister, Connie Davis of York; other relatives and friends.

Visitation was held Monday, April 5, 2021, at the funeral home.

Graveside funeral services were held Monday, March 5, 2021, at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.  Reverend Robert Malone officiated.  Casket bearers were Brice Barnaby, Jaxon Barnaby, Von Barnaby, Nick Ederer, Clint Ederer, Lincoln Ederer, and Nicholas Ederer; honorary casket bearer Graylan Clark.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Amazing Grace Lutheran Church and may be sent in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong St., Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550

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Service Schedule

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Monday, April 5, 2021

12:30 - 1:30pm (Central time)

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Graveside Service

Monday, April 5, 2021

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Pleasant Hill Cemetery, U.S


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