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Donna Marie Glafke

March 24, 1919 — June 9, 2023

Magalia, California

Donna Marie Glafke

Donna Marie Glafke passed away after a long life at the age of 104 on Friday, June 9, 2023.  After her marriage to Nicholas Rivera (1917-1987), with whom she had two children and four grandchildren, she married Glenn Glafke, who passed away in 1968.  Donna was also preceded in death by her daughter, Judy Rivera and her son, Stephen Glafke.  Donna is survived by her grandchildren, David Smith, Danita Smith Hanski, Steven Smith, and Mark Glafke.  Donna was raised in New Mexico but relocated to California as a young woman and would call the Golden State home for the remainder of her life.   Donna spent the last few years of her life in the company and care of her beloved granddaughter and friend, Danita, at her home in Magalia, California.  

Donna will be laid to rest on Tuesday, June 27, 2023 at Newcastle Cemetery in Newcastle, CA.

Prior to the burial there will be a recitation of the Holy Rosary, followed by visitation of her body at Heritage Oaks Memorial Chapel in Rocklin, CA.  A reception with food and beverage to celebrate Donna's life will be held immediately following the graveside service in Roseville.

 

The schedule for the day of services is as follows:

11:00 am: Recitation of the Holy Rosary at Heritage Oaks Memorial Chapel

11:20 am-Noon: Visitation of the body at Heritage Oaks Memorial Chapel

1:00 pm:  Burial at Newcastle Cemetery

2:00 pm:  Reception (TBD)

 

Service Addresses:

Heritage Oaks Memorial Chapel: 6920 Destiny Drive, Rocklin, CA  95677

Newcastle Cemetery:  850 Taylor Road, Newcastle, CA 95658 (approximately 20 min drive from Heritage Oaks Memorial Chapel)

 

Remembrances:

Please keep Donna and the family in your prayers.

If you wish to send flowers (Donna loved white flowers) they can be sent to Heritage Oaks Memorial Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Donna's name can be sent to your local Catholic Charities organization.

 

In gratitude:

The family is very grateful for the particular attentive and caring guidance of Mr. Jim Beeding of Heritage Oaks Memorial Chapel in making funeral arrangements for Donna.  

 

For Donna:

Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord,
and let Your perpetual light shine upon her.
May her soul and the souls of all the faithful departed
rest in peace.

Amen.

 

 

 

 

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Past Services

Rosary

Tuesday, June 27, 2023

11:00 - 11:15 am (Pacific time)

Heritage Oaks Memorial Chapel

6920 Destiny Dr,, Rocklin, CA 95677

Recitation of the Holy Rosary.

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Visitation

Tuesday, June 27, 2023

11:15am - 12:00 pm (Pacific time)

Heritage Oaks Memorial Chapel

6920 Destiny Dr,, Rocklin, CA 95677

Open casket viewing and visitation

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Graveside Service

Tuesday, June 27, 2023

1:00 - 1:45 pm (Pacific time)

Graveside service at Newcastle Cemetery.

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