Donna Steed Rudy - born September 8 1939, in Clearfield Utah to Myron Jerro and Elma Steed. Passed away peacefully in her sleep at 82 on May 15 2022 but will always be forever 29.
Donna married L. Niles Stahle (dec’d) on May 18 1957, later divorced. Donna later married her sweetheart Robert Reed Rudy on April 2 1994 then on September 23 2006 sealed in the Salt Lake Temple.
Donna grew up in Clearfield and loved working outdoors and helped the family with the dairy farm. Donna also enjoyed music all her life. During her time at Davis High she played in a group for the sock hops. She loved to play the piano in church, she played 30 years in primary and 10 in Relief Society.
Donna was such a jack of all trades. She was one of the first crossing guards for Woods Cross City. She worked at American Resources, Kidder Peabody, Painewebber, Hostess at the Room at the Top, and Royalty Desk at the Virgin River.
Her outgoing personality brought her many dear friends. It has been said “ To know her is to love her”.
Donna had many interests - she loved to garden and even won awards for her yard. She loved to play games but you never wanted to sit next to her. She loved to go bowling, playing skee ball, arcade games, amusements parks, (especially the roller coaster rides), modeling, and of course shopping and could always find the best deals.
Donna loved to travel, she had a quick wit and wonderful sense of humor. She could make anyone laugh, she made everyone feel loved and very special.
Donna loved her family, whether it was Sunday dinner or holidays her house was always the place to be.
Donna is survived by her husband Robert Rudy and her children: Brenda (Mark) Jones, Julie (Brent) White, Leslie (Elise) Stahle, Brian (Chelsey) Stahle, Jennifer (Robert) Zuspan. Step Children: Robert Scott Rudy( dec’d) James Rudy(dec’d) DeAnne (Matt) Prigmore, Jason (Leighann) Rudy.
26 Grandchildren, 52 Great Grandchildren, 1 Great Great Grandchild.
Survived by her brother Terry (Kathy) Steed, Brother in Law Larry Gale.
Proceeded in death by her parents, sister Betty Gale, Grandson Tyler Niles Shemenski.
The funeral will be held on Thursday May 26, 2022 at 11:00 am at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Stake Center located at 550 N 2300 W, West Point, UT.
A viewing will be held on Wednesday May 25, 2022 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Aaron’s Mortuary 1050 State Street Clearfield, UT 84015. and at the church from 9:45 to 10:45 am. Burial at Clearfield City Cemetery located Aaron's Mortuary in Clearfield.