Obituary: Donna J. Breehne

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BOSSIER CITY – Donna J. Breehne (nee Melzer), 60, passed away on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, a beautiful day surrounded in the loving care of her family. Donna was the devoted wife of Tom, loving mother of Melissa Stephens (Gerald), Aaron (Heather), Jeremy (Jennifer) and Jacob (Erin). Cherished “Me-Mo” to Grant, Ashley, Garett and Aiden Stephens; Christina and Carley Breehne; Colin Breehne; and Beckham Breehne. Dear daughter of Anna M. Melzer. Beloved sister to Cheryl (Jay) Brown, Ed (Lynn) Melzer, Faye (Paul) Roch, Gina (Bob) Weitzel, Hugh (Paula) Melzer and Ian (Sara) Melzer. Dear sister-in-law to Bonnie (Don) Morrison and John Breehne. Loving Aunt to many nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews. Donna was preceded in death by her father, Burton Melzer and sister-in-law, Nancy Pangallo Woodruff.

She will be dearly missed and remembered for her selflessness, unconditional love and support of her family, her delicious cooking, and for being a wonderful, fun “Me-Mo” to her grandchildren.

A visitation will be held from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 30, followed by a memorial service at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Osborn Funeral Home, 3631 Southern Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71104.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Donna’s honor to: Susan G. Komen for the Cure (www.komen.org) or Dragonfly Foundation (dragonfly.org).