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Donna Hicks

July 6, 1952 — November 2, 2020

Donna L. Hicks, 68, of Grand Island, NE died Monday, November 2, 2020 at CHI St. Francis Medical Center.

Memorial services will be 11:00 AM Saturday, November 7, 2020 at Apfel Funeral Home with Bishop Duane Fuller officiating. Burial of ashes will be at a later date in Massachusetts. The memorial service will be live streamed on the Apfel Funeral Home Facebook page. Memorials are suggested to the family.

Donna was born on July 6, 1952 in Gloucester, MA to Roland and Sylvia (Ruth) O’Brien. She grew up in Gloucester, MA and attended Gloucester High School. She furthered her education in Boston, MA and Grand Island, NE.

She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

She is survived by her son, Damian (Brenda) Favazza of Grand Island; grandchildren Alaura, Ashlyn, Amayah, Anton and Adleigh of Grand Island; and her siblings, Robert (Diane) O’Brien.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, James O’Brien; and grandson, Mason O’Brien Favazza.

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Service Schedule

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Saturday, November 7, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Apfel Funeral Home - Grand Island

1123 West 2nd Street, Grand Island, NE 68801

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