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Mount Vernon News
October 5, 2012 10:39 am EDT


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MOUNT VERNON — Donna Jean Hedges, 72, of Yauger Road, Mount Vernon, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.

She was born Aug. 26, 1940, in Carroll, Iowa, to the late Gerk and Vera Irene (Bruner) Jansen. Donna graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and master’s degree of Business Administration from the University of South Dakota. She was a member of Soroptimist International of Mount Vernon and served as secretary of the Mount Vernon Exchange Club. Donna served as a volunteer for many activities in the community. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and will be sadly missed by many.

She is survived by her children, Randy Hedges of San Diego, Calif., Donelle Upton and Sue Casad, both of Mount Vernon; four grandchildren, Dillon Hedges of San Diego, Calif., Alexandra Hedges of Mount Vernon, Andy Upton and Joey Upton, both of Mount Vernon; two great-grandchildren, Brayden Savage and Mason Savage; father of her children, Lynn Hedges of California.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by a sister, Vergie Hill.

Friends may call Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home. The family will observe a private service at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Exchange Club or Soroptimist International of Mount Vernon.

To view this obituary or leave the family a private condolence, visit

The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Donna Jean Hedges.


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