Published in the Iola Register on Nov. 19, 2013.


 Donna Farrell, 79, Scandia, Kan., died Nov. 18, 2013. She was born March 3, 1934, at Scandia, to Donald & Helen (Vishnefske) Burandt. Preceded in death by her husband Billie & son Randy.
 Survivors: daughters Cindy Coons, Scandia, and Cathy (Carl) Gile, Topeka; son Ritchie (Donna) Farrell, Concordia; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; sister, Evelyn Robbins, Peoria, Ariz.
  Services 10:00 a.m., Saturday, United Methodist Church, Scandia. Burial in Belleville Cemetery. Memorials to the Scandia Legion Auxiliary or the Church.
 Family will greet friends Friday 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home, Belleville. The casket will remain closed.
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