Donna M. Ross, 62, of Norwalk, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, in the University of Toledo Medical Center.
She was born Sept. 21, 1951, in Norwalk, to Kenneth A. and Imogene M. (McCall) Nickoli, and was a lifelong area resident.
Donna was a 1969 graduate of Norwalk High School, a former member of Eagles Aerie 711, and Firelands Post 2743 VFW. She was a former employee of Burger King, McDonalds, and the Norwalk Reflector. She enjoyed cross stitch, camping, and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Donna is survived by her companion, Duane Aumend of Norwalk; children, Stacy and Ruben Garcia, Eugene Derr, Christina Ross and Anthony Swiger, and Jennifer Ramos, all of Norwalk, David Grimes and Jessica Koelsch of Sandusky, and Doug and Honey Aumend of Ashland, Ohio; 16 grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; sister and brother-in-law, Diana and Rickard Brooker of Norwalk; and brothers and sisters-in-law, Kenneth “Bud” and Peg Nickoli of Norwalk, Richard and Pam Nickoli of Norwalk, James and Stacy Nickoli of Chillicothe, Ohio, and Gary and Chris Nickoli of Sylvania, Ohio.
She was preceded in death by her sons, Kevin Ross, and Kenneth Derr; and by Jennifer Aumend.
Friends may call 4-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at Walker Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at the funeral home. Rev. Bob Hudberg will officiate. Entombment will be in Meadowgreen Memorial Park, Huron.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association,1701 Woodlands Drive, Suite 200, Maumee, OH 43537.
Condolences may be made by going to edwalkerfuneralhome.com.