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Donna M Ullman

May 22, 1928 — November 25, 2020

Donna Ullman, 92, of Grand Island passed away on Wednesday, November 25, 2020, at CHI Health St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island surrounded by her family. Funeral service will be 10:30 Monday, November 30, 2020 at Apfel Funeral Home. The Reverend Kelly Karges will officiate. Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 before the service. Burial will be at a later date. Memorials are suggested to the family for later designastion. Online condolences may be directed to www.apfelfuneralhome.com.

Donna was born on May 22, 1928 in Wood River, NE, to Charles and Blanche (Hodges) Williams. She grew up and received her education in Wood River. She was united in marriage to Michael “Ben” Ullman on May 9, 1952. To this union were born seven children. They had lived in Grand Island until moving to the Tecumseh/Pawnee City area in Southeast Nebraska, then later moved back to the Grand Island surrounding area. Besides raising her children, Donna worked various jobs. She was employed by the Ordinance Plant, owned her own shops as a beautician, then later received her CNA and MA and worked as a care giver.

She was a member of the Red Hat Society. She enjoyed crocheting, dancing, candy making, playing pool, and working puzzles.

She is survived by her children and their spouses: Mike Ullman of Kearney, NE, Chuck (Pam) Ullman of Salol, MN, Teresa (Toby) Ullman-Shepherd of Grand Island, NE, Julie (Tony) Trautman of Grand Island, NE, Walt (Anna) Ullman of Goose Creek, SC, Barb (Paul) Haack of Gibbon, NE, and Phil (Cristie) Ullman of Gibbon; 19 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild; sister, Hope Wescoatt of Colorado, and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters: Berniece and Precious, former husband, Michael (Ben) Ullman, and brother-in-law, Pete Wescoatt.

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Monday, November 30, 2020

9:30 - 10:30 am (Central time)

Apfel Funeral Home - Grand Island

1123 West 2nd Street, Grand Island, NE 68801

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Monday, November 30, 2020

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Apfel Funeral Home - Grand Island

1123 West 2nd Street, Grand Island, NE 68801

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