Sept. 6, 1949-May 2, 2013
TORRINGTON – Memorial services for Donna M. Eisenbarth, 63, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 11, 2013 at St. Joseph’s Children’s Home with John Pappert officiating. Donna died at her home on May 2, 2013, and cremation has taken place.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to the St. Joseph’s Children’s Home. Arrangements are under the direction of the Colyer Funeral Home, and friends may send condolences to the family at www.colyerfuneralhome.com.
Donna was born Sept. 6, 1949 in Alliance, Neb., the daughter of Donald and Edith (Lofquist) Temple. She grew up and received her early education in Alliance. She moved with her family to different places in Nebraska, Colorado and Wyoming. She graduated from Goshen Hole High School in Veteran.
She married Larry Eisenbarth on July 20, 1968 in Torrington. She traveled with him while he served in the military throughout the United States and Europe. After he retired, they moved to Yoder, and she started working at St. Joseph’s Children’s Home in 1989 and was there until 2003 when they moved to Texas and then to Kuwait.
They returned in 2007 and lived in Torrington where she again worked for St. Joseph’s in the youth alternatives program until her death.
Donna enjoyed gambling, scrapbooking, traveling and spending time with family and friends, especially her grandchildren. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary.
Donna is survived by her husband, Larry of Torrington; a daughter, Melissa Pappert and her husband John of Colorado Springs, Colo.; two sons, Larry Eisenbarth Jr. and his wife Delona of Veteran, and Michael Eisenbarth and his wife Leigh of Flandreau, S.D.; a brother, John Temple and his wife Susie, and a sister, Lorraine Harris and her husband Joe, all of Torrington; 10 grandchildren; and one great grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister Patricia.
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