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Donna Jean Lemert

July 30, 1937 — March 9, 2023


Donna Jean Pfaff Lemert of Livingston MT passed away on March 9th, 2023, surrounded by her loved ones. She was 85 years old.

Donna was born on July 30,1937 in Lisle, IL to Vinson and Hilda Pfaff. Donna was the second born of seven children. Donna married Claude J Lemert on August 31,1957 and later divorced.  Together they lived in Naperville IL and had two children. In 1975 the family sold everything they could not fit into a U-Haul trailer and moved west to the mountains of Montana. The family with close friends bought the Anvil Inn in Cooke City MT to set up roots.

Donna was a stay-at-home mom for her children and grandchildren. Later in life she worked at her sons plumbing company. She loved her family and most of all, her grandkids. She was a rock for her the grandchildren and would likely be seen around town with one or more of the kids trailing behind at any random sporting or school event.

She was proceeded in death by one great grandchild, Dustin Bergsing.

Donna is survived by her children; Sherri (Jack) Newman, Scott (Marie) Lemert. Her grandchildren; Becky (Kodie) Miller, Dustin Burns, Matthew (Sara) Lemert, and Michael (Andrea) Lemert. Her precious great grandchildren Gunner (Jessica) Bergsing, Georgia Burns, Dash Burns, Oliver Lemert, and Charlie Lemert. Donna was blessed to have two great, great grandchildren Ava Nyhart and Brody Bergsing.

We will remember grandma always for her stubbornness, wisdom, sass and her depth of love for us.

We love you more grandma!

No services are scheduled, per Donna’s wishes.

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