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Donna L (Buseick) Gienger

July 29, 1930 ~ October 19, 2018 (age 88)
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Donna L. Gienger of Hermiston, Oregon, was born on July 29, 1930 in John Day, Oregon to parents, Reid and Mary Wattenburger Buseick . She passed away peacefully after a major stroke on October 19, 2018 in Pendleton, Oregon at the age of 88 years. Donna was raised and attended school in Long Creek, Oregon. She was united in marriage to Alvin Gienger on November 1, 1946. Donna worked for several years as a waitress and school cook in Long Creek, Oregon. She and Al lived in Long Creek, John Day, Alaska, Arizona and several other places over the years before settling in Hermiston, Oregon. Donna enjoyed cooking and crocheting.

She is survived by her sons: Donald (Karen) Gienger, Keizer, OR and Robert (Cathy) Gienger, Galveston, TX; 6 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren and 4 step grandchildren.

Donna was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and a grandson, Joey.  

At her request there will be no service.

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Burns Mortuary of Hermiston, Oregon is in care of arrangements.

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