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Donna Ruth (Leppla) King
April 9, 1936 ~ June 29, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old
Donna Ruth Leppla King, 87, passed away on June 29, 2023, at home with family. Even as our hearts ache with the pain of her absence, we rejoice in knowing Jesus has taken her to a
new and better home, reunited with loved ones to love throughout eternity in the presence of the Lord. 'Well done, good and faithful servant! Come and share your master's happiness!' Matthew 25:21
Donna was born April 9th,1936 in Cleveland Ohio to Ruth (Burcham) and John Leppla and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She married Arthur King on April 16, 1955, and lived the rest of her life together with Arthur for 68 years. Donna worked and served others at Easter Seals in Saticoy, CA and in the Child Development Center at the Adventist Hospital in Simi Valley, CA, as well as fulfilling many church callings. Her greatest joys were her faith and family.
Donna is survived by her husband, Arthur King; her six children Robyn Hall and husband, Mark, of Littlerock; David and wife, Kim, of Klamath Falls, Oregon; Michael and wife, Janet, of Benicia, California; John and wife, Robin, of Duncan, Oklahoma; Dawn and Shelly, who live with Robyn and Mark in Littlerock; brother John Leppla and wife, Bridget, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; 22 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and many friends.
A Memorial Service will take place on July 22nd, 2023, 10:00 a.m., at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3490 Susan Ave, Mojave, California, with refreshments afterwards in the Cultural Hall and a Gravesite Service at Joshua Memorial Park, 808 E Lancaster Blvd, Lancaster, CA at 12:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Easter Seals of Southern California