Donna May Seville of Camrose, Alberta passed away on June 30, 2022 at St. Mary's Hospital in Camrose at the age of 83 years.
She was born on April 30, 1939 to parents George and Fay Nelson. Donna lived her early years in Grand Valley area northwest of Cochrane. In 1944 she started grade one where she had to board with a family in Cochrane as there were no school buses in those days. She attended school for 10 years and then finished grade 11 and 12 at Mount Royal College in Calgary. In 1960 she graduated from the Calgary General Hospital School of Nursing.
In 1960 Donna married David Seville and became a full-time mother, and they lived in Calgary and Bowness, and later moved to Cochrane in 1973. In 1986 and 1987 Donna attended the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology and obtained a Health Records Technician 1 certificate. She worked for one year at the Foothills Hospital and then Donna and David moved to the farm in the Bashaw area in 1989. Donna continued working at the Stettler Hospital for nine years until she retired from Health Records to assist on the farm. In 2012 Donna and David retired from farming and moved to Camrose.
Donna is survived by her daughters Marjorie (Doug) Niemi, Nancy Seville (Sean), Katherine (Joe) Horvath and Peggy Seville; grandchildren Angela, Dale, Brandon (Julia), Matthew, Jenny, Lindsey, Grace (Gabe) and Curtis; great-grandchildren Jack and Felix; brother Wes; many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
She was predeceased by her husband David; mother Fay Nelson and Father George Nelson; great-granddaughter Ellie Rei Guy.
A private family graveside service will be held at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to the Alberta Cancer Foundation - Cross Cancer Institute.