Donna Joan Hoop, 60, of Marshalltown, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown surrounded by her loving family. Funeral services will be held on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at Hope United Methodist Church in Marshalltown at 10:30 a.m. A visitation will take place on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, from 4 to 7 p.m. also at Hope United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Al Hoop for the Donna Hoop Scholarship Fund. For condolences, please visit www.mitchellfh.com. Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Donna and her family.
Born Donna Joan Burns on Oct. 9, 1952, in Marshalltown, she was the daughter of Robert and Maxile (Gunderson) Burns. She graduated from the LDF High School's Class of 1970 and attended AIB in Des Moines. Donna was united in marriage to Al Hoop and to this union three sons were born. Donna was an office manager for Premier Office Equipment for 12 years and a member of the Hope United Methodist Church. Donna treasured her faith, family and friends
Left to cherish her memory are Al, her loving husband, her sons: Brian (Liz), Adam (Emily) and Jared; her sisters: Marcia (Loren) Schmidt, Phyllis (Gary) White and Barb (Dan) Dunham and brother Ron (Dianne) Burns as well as her precious grandchildren Adilyn and Samantha Hoop and many nieces, nephews, in-laws and friends.
In death, Donna rejoined her parents Robert and Maxile Burns and nephew Mike Duffy.