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Donna Reynolds

May 26, 1946 — May 28, 2023

Donna Mae Marquis Reynolds, age 77, of La Cygne, Kansas passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday, May 28, 2023.  Donna was born on May 26th, 1946 in Paola, Kansas the daughter of Harley Wayne Marquis and Lois Althea Nichols Marquis.  She graduated form La Cygne High School in the Class of 1964.  She married Archie Reynolds on January 23, 1965 at her parents home in rural Miami County, Kansas.  To this union, they had three daughters, Dawn, Deana and Dana.  She worked at Allied Signal in Kansas City, Missouri for over twenty-five years before retiring.  Donna enjoyed feeding her birds, gardening and tending to her many flowers, baking, and supporting her grandchildren in their many activities.  Her love for baking was enjoyed by many as she made pies for local restaurants, delivered homemade candies and cinnamon rolls to family and friends during the holidays and provided meals for area auctions.  Her most cherished moments were spent by going on girls trips to Branson, hosting annual fish fries, and attending many family gatherings.  She was a very loving Mother, Grandma and Grandma Great.   Donna was preceded in death by her parents and a brother-in-law, Bradley Metcalf.  She is survived by her husband, Archie, her daughters, Dawn Benson, Deana Friend and husband Scott, Dana Gatton and husband Jeff, siblings, Evelyn Ernst, Robert Marquis and Cynthia Metcalf, nine grandchildren, Cody(Maicie), Sabrina(David), Gracie(Mitchel), Logan(Kylee) and Braxton, and three great grandchildren, Berklee, Bristol, and Ellie.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 pm Monday, June 5, 2023 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel.  Memorial contributions can be made to Ray of Hope or Grady's Kids, c/o Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box 304, La Cygne, KS 66040.  Online condolences can be left at

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Monday, June 5, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Schneider Funeral Homes & Crematory, LaCygne Chapel

202 N 4th St, LaCygne, KS 66040

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