Donna Jean Wood, of Greeley CO, formerly of Wheatland WY, Windsor CO, and Longmont CO, entered Heaven's gate, peacefully at home, in Greeley CO, July 21st, 2018, after a brave battle with cancer. She was 76 years old.
Caring and compassionate, Donna was beloved by many. Her true devotion in life was to her faith in God, to her husband David, children, grandchildren, and siblings, and to countless friends. Her memory will live on forever in the hearts of those who were blessed to know her.
Donna Jean Linville was born in Kansas City, MO on May 4th, 1942. Her family later moved to Grand Junction CO, where she met and married David Wood, on October 15th, 1957. Together they raised five children. Donna had an unwavering faith in God, which showed through her kind and gentle spirit and great devotion to God, family, and the people that she loved so dearly.
She was spiritual director to many through her involvement with the Episcopal diocese of Colorado. She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church in Greeley and was a member of Daughters of the King. She wrote a spiritual blog, and many spiritual articles. She loved music and was a long-time member of the choir. Donna enjoyed knitting, researching genealogy, and gardening. She leaves behind a legacy of love and laughter, to be carried on by those who survive.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Reverend David Romaine Wood, of Greeley, CO. They have four surviving children: David Romaine Wood Jr. and his wife Rita, of Columbia, MD, and their children Anna and Noah. Wendell Barrett Wood and his wife Heather, of Windsor, CO, and their children, Ashley, Brooke, Denver and Luke. Kimberley Alice (Wood) Jeffords of WY and her children Jeremy and Samantha. Kelly Leanne Wood of CO and her children, Meagan, Nikki and Zach. Donna and David have 14 great grandchildren.
Donna has six brothers and sisters, all who survive. Deanna Sands of Grand Junction, CO, Bill Linville (Sherry) of Flagstaff, AZ, Mike Linville of Palisade, CO, Nancy Seeley (Ralph) of Cedaredge, CO, Penny Davis (Bill) of Grand Junction, CO and Phillip Linville of Grand Junction, CO.
Donna was preceded in death by her parents Donald and Betty Linville; and a son Douglas Mitchell Wood, who is survived by his son Nicholas Wood, of Kansas.
Services celebrating her life will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church, 3800 West 20th Street, Greeley, CO 80634, on August 11th, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. with Father Jack Stapleton officiating.