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Donna Laverne Steinert 1935 - 2019
Donna Laverne Steinert 1935 - 2019

Donna Laverne Steinert, 84, passed away Dec. 1, 2019, at Hospice House of Reno County, Hutchinson. She was born on May 29, 1935, in Osborne County to Roy and Jennie (Murphy) Sarver. She married Kenneth Steinert on Aug. 15, 1954, at Russell. He died April 15, 2019.

A Great Bend resident, Donna was the bookkeeper for Murphy Tractor and supported all aspects of the family floor covering business. She was a member of St. Mark Lutheran Church. She loved to crochet, read, bird watch and liked cats. She especially loved spending time with her family and grandchildren.  

Survivors include, three sons, Chris K. Steinert of Great Bend, Royce A. Steinert and wife Kimberly of Hutchinson, and Nolan H. Steinert of Kalamazoo, Mich.; one sister, Donita Cartwright of Kansas City; four grandchildren, Christen Steinert, Valerie Adams, Lance Steinert and wife Amanda, and Makya Steinert; and four great grandchildren, Braxton, Ryder, Aliza, and Seth. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Kenneth Steinert; a son, Kelly Duane Steinert; and brother, LeRoy Sarver.

Visitation will be from 1 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, at Bryant Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, at Bryant Funeral Home in Great Bend, with Pastor Andy Addis presiding. Interment will be in the Great Bend Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Kans for Kids, in care of Bryant Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Bryant Funeral Home

1425 Patton Road

Great Bend, KS 67530

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Dec. 3, 2019