Tuesday, August 9, 2022 ~ 10:30 a.m.
First Christian Church ~ Ashland, Nebraska
Monday, August 8, 2022 ~ 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Marcy Mortuary ~ Ashland, Nebraska
In care of the family for future designations.
Jeanne Donley, 73 of Ashland, NE passed away Tuesday, August 2, 2022 in Lincoln, NE. She was born October 11, 1948, in Omaha to Delbert and Margaret (Corcoran) Smith. She was a graduate of Omaha North High School, and she received a degree as an LPN and as a Respiratory Therapist from Metro Community College. In her earlier years, she worked at Brandeis where she met her future husband, Larry D. Donley, the two were married on August 16, 1965 in Omaha, from this union seven children were born. She also worked at Sandhills Implement in Bassett, NE, Helget Homecare, Omaha, St. Mary’s Hospital in Nebraska City, Elkhorn Flower & Gifts and retired from Blooms Floral & Gift in Ashland.
Jeanne enjoyed painting and crafts, cooking and baking especially for family and her church. She even had a small business making wedding cakes and cakes for all other occasions while in Bassett. Her passion was caring for her family, especially her daughter, Robyn, and all her medical needs. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Jeanne had strong faith and trust in her Lord.
Jeanne is survived by her husband, Larry Donley; children, Larry (NewLinda) Donley of Pampa, TX, Kayleen Logue of Ashland, Brian (Carmen) Donley of Valley Center, KS, Michael (Alisha) Donley of Tyler, TX, & Heather (T.J.) Straight of Ashland; grandchildren, Aryan Donley, Cory (Sabrina) Donley, Allison (Caleb) Schilousky, Jacob Donley, Jessalyn, Bobby & Alexander Abad, Danielle (Travis) Laughlin, Brandon (Corin), Logue, Alexie & Michael Logue, Adam & Ethan Donley, Ilsa, Lincoln & Willa Donley, Erika & Carter Straight; great-grandchildren, Hunny, Dominic, Huxton, Aislynn, Elizabeth, Alexandra, Caileigh & Bryson; brother, Robin (Elizabeth) Smith; sister, Renee Reese.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Delbert Donley; daughter, Robyn Donley