Donna Lee Kauffman, 66, a 35-year resident of Edgewater and previously of Seat Pleasant, died January 11 at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
Born December 4, 1947 in Washington, D.C. to the late Edward and Margaret Grimley, Donna was a 1965 graduate of Central Senior High School.
She was a homemaker as well as the owner of Donna K. Designs, a party planning company. She was a parishioner at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, a member of American Legion Post 226 Ladies Auxiliary and a member of the Knights of Pythias, Pythias Sisters. Her interests included cooking, party planning and spending time with her grandchildren and other family.
In addition to her parents, Donna was preceded in death by her brother, Whitey D. Grimley, and daughter-in-law, Jacqueline Kauffman.
She is survived by her husband of 43 years, David M. Kauffman of Edgewater; two sons, David M. Kauffman, Jr. of Annapolis and Edward and his wife Shauna Kauffman of Crofton; brother; Edward Grimley; three sisters, Linda Herrera, Peggy Ahmay and Kay Grimley; and three grandchildren, Kristopher, Matthew and Kevin.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, January 15 and from 10 a.m. until a funeral service will begin at 11 a.m., Thursday, January 16, at the George P. Kalas Funeral Home, 2973 Solomons Island Rd., Edgewater.
Interment at Maryland Veterans Cemetery will be private.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Auxiliary, Cummings-Behlke Unit 226 PO Box432 Mayo, Md. 21106-0432 or to the American Cancer Society , 1041, Route 3 North, Bldg. A., Gambrills, MD 21054.