Donna Harms

DES MOINES - Donna Lorraine Harms, 75, passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at her home.

Donna was born Jan. 18, 1944, in Des Moines, Iowa, to Dwight and Nina Littlejohn. She was adopted by Louie and Ruth Schwandt in 1949. Donna grew up on the family farm in Blairsburg. She was proud to be a farm wife and raised her family on their farm in Alden. She was a daycare provider for over 30 years and adored all the kids she cared for. She was a loving, giving person and her family was her pride and joy. She had a green thumb and enjoyed plants and gardening. In her younger years she loved dancing, the rodeo and going for motorcycle rides. Her talents included crafts, knitting, baking and cooking.