Service


Date:

January 23, 2018

Start Time:

11:00 AM

Location:

Parrott & Wood

Address:

965 Home Plaza, Waterloo, IA

Visitation


Date:

January 22, 2018

Start Time:

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location:

Parrott & Wood

Address:

965 Home Plaza, Waterloo, IA

Donna Jean Forbes

Donna Jean (Thompson) Forbes was born on November 26, 1933 to Lyle and Norma (Gleason) Thompson in Morris, Illinois. Her family moved to Waterloo when Donna was twelve years old. She attended school in the Waterloo area. On June 24, 1950 Donna married Willard Forbes in Waterloo and the two were together for 32 wonderful years. Donna spent her years as a homemaker and mother raising six children. Donna Forbes enjoyed fishing, tending to her garden, and most of all spending time with her family and friends.
Donna Jean Forbes passed away on January 18, 2018 at NorthCrest Nursing Home. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Willard; a son: Dennis Forbes; two brothers: Leo and Vergil Thompson; and one sister: Lavon Thompson. Donna Forbes is survived by four sons: Rick (Judy) Forbes of Evansdale, Brad (Kathy) Forbes of Waterloo, Robert Forbes of Waterloo, and Darrell (Ana) Thompson of Cedar Rapids; one daughter: Connie Forbes of Elk Run Heights; one brother: Robert Thompson of Texas; 17 grandchildren: Tonia (Russ) Doland, Tracey Forbes, Cory Sweerin, Breyden Forbes, Braxten Forbes, Kahne Forbes, Anthony Thompson, David Thompson, Jonathan (MaKayla) Thompson, Rebekah (Keith) Paulsen, Justin Thompson, Rachel (Trevor) Hartman, Andrew Thompson, Donna Thompson, Caleb Thompson, Ana Sofia Thompson, Jason Thompson; 4 great grandchildren; a special great niece: Payton Sturch;2 great great grandchildren; and a very special dog; Harley.

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