Yvonne Donels, Manchester

Yvonne D.  Donels, 66, of Manchester died at her home, Sunday, October 20,
2013.  Funeral Services will be at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, October 26, 2013 at the Community Congregational Church in Manchester by Rev. Kurt Pasko.
Visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m., Friday, October 25, at the
Bohnenkamp-Murdoch Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Manchester and one hour prior to services on Saturday at the church.
Yvonne was born August 27, 1947 in Waterloo, IA, the daughter of Earl and
Eunice (Lund) Colvin.  In 1965, she graduated from West High School in
Waterloo and then attended UNI receiving her teaching certification and her
Masters in Computer Science.  Yvonne taught at Edison Junior High and Grant
Elementary in Waterloo and later worked at John Deere.
Yvonne was married to Jim DeWald in 1967.  To this union was born a son,
Doug.  The couple later divorced.  On February 14, 1997, Yvonne was united
to Dwayne Donels in Hawaii.
Yvonne was a member of the Community Congregational Church in Manchester, owned and operated Total Fitness health club in 1980′s and taught jazzercise and competed in body building competitions. Yvonne was very proud and supportive of her son, Doug.  She was a very caring teacher.  Yvonne enjoyed dancing, campfires with the neighbors,  watching movies and going for walks.
Yvonne is survived by her husband, Dwayne Donels of Manchester, one son,
Doug (Karin) DeWald of Normal, IL; three step-children, Robert (Karen)
Donels of Colorado Springs, CO, Rick (Dawn) Donels of Center Point, and
Toshia (Larry) Isaac of Surprise, AZ; 10 step-grandchildren, Ashley,
Letitia, Jessica, Cara, Zach, Nicholas, Dacia, Amara, Malik, and Zack; a
step-brother and two step-sisters, Steve, Linda, and Julie.
Yvonne was preceded in death by her mother, Eunice and her father and
step-mother, Earl and Vivian Colvin.

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