Donna Elaine Schmidt Tittler, daughter of Oscar and Frieda (Muehling) Dankenbring, was born June 3, 1927 at Bruning, Nebraska. She passed from this life Friday evening, November 8, 2019 at Parkview Haven in Deshler, Nebraska at the age of 92 years. Donna was baptized at Christ Lutheran Church, Pickrell, and confirmed in 1940 at Grace Lutheran Church, Hebron. Donna attended Hebron schools and graduated from Hebron High School with the Class of 1945. On June 6, 1948 she was married to George L. Schmidt and they had three children, Stanley, Alan, and Glenda. She was a busy homemaker, raising their children. Stanley preceded her in death and George died in 1981. Donna married Billy Tittler on December 12, 2002 at Peace Lutheran Church, Deshler, Pastor Phillip Nielson officiated. They enjoyed their life in Hebron until her declining health meant that she would need to live in Parkview Haven. Donna enjoyed many activities and was a collector of all types of dolls. Donna was also preceded in death by her parents; sister Verna Smith and brother Larry Dankenbring. She is survived by her husband Billy Tittler of Hebron, Nebraska; children Alan Schmidt and Glenda Headrick; several grandchildren; sister Evelyn Harris; other relatives and friends.
Graveside services will be held 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at the Deshler City Cemetery, Deshler, Nebraska with Pastor Dennis Reich of Peace Lutheran Church officiating. Memorials may be made to Peace Lutheran Church, Deshler. Per Donna’s wishes, the casket will remain closed and there will be no formal visitation. Memorials go to Peace Lutheran Church, Deshler. Price-Urbauer-Ahrendts Funeral Home, Hebron, Davenport, and Deshler, Nebraska is in charge of these arrangements.
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Peace Lutheran Church
535 3rd Street, Deshler NE 68340