Laura Joan Donalson

Sept. 1940 ~ Mar. 2017


Laura Joan Donalson passed away at Doctors Hospital in Modesto on March 5, 2017.  She was 76 years old.  She leaves behind her brother Tom Donalson (Bunny) of Modesto; sisters Catherine Darby of Modesto and Donna Lawson of Las Vegas, NV; and several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her parents Thomas Donalson and Edna Legal Donalson.

Laura attended schools in Modesto and Oakdale and graduated from Oakdale High School in 1958.  She was a caregiver for 48 years.  Laura was artistic and enjoyed crafting in different mediums for gifts to give to friends and family.  She will be missed by her family and her many friends at Parkview Christian Estates.

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  1. Dear Donalson Family,
    I am so sorry to have read of your loss; please accept my sincere condolences. Something that I have personally found to be of great comfort are the thoughts expressed at John 5:28, 29 as well as Revelation 21:4. In these verses, we find a wonderful hope for the future of being reunited with our loved ones upon the earth the way it was originally intended–free from sickness, suffering, and death. Knowing this has comforted me greatly and it is my sincere hope that these thoughts comfort your family as well. Again I am so sorry for your loss.

  2. Dearest Laura I will always remember all the cases we were on together. You were such a dear. We had some great talks! You will be missed, Diane

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