Donna Jane Chriss

August 21, 1923 ~ March 31, 2018 (age 94)

Donna Jane Chriss, 94, loving and devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend, passed away peacefully, Saturday, March 31, 2018 in Sandy, Utah surrounded by her family. She was born on August 21, 1923 in Tooele, Utah, and was the second of three children born to Vern and Myrtle Allsop. Donna married Paul Chriss, March 23, 1943 and became the proud parents of two sons, Ronald and Michael.

Donna graduated from Tooele High School, worked at the Tooele Army Depot, Allsop Realty and Insurance with her mother Myrtle, and the Clyde Allen Insurance Agency.  She was active in Beta Sigma Phi, bridge club, and other social organizations including the Eagles, and Elks.  She had many life-long friends who she enjoyed spending time with and traveling the world.

She is survived by her sons Ronald (Penny) and Michael (Lisa), four grandchildren, Tammy Harding, Danielle Bowen, Lindsay Crane, and Taylor Chriss; six great-grandchildren, Colby Evans, Bryce Evans, Logan Harding, Erin Harding, Nakita Harding, and Christopher Crane; and one brother, Bill (Joyce) Allsop.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Paul, sister Betty Berry, and granddaughter Paula Fogarty. 

Donna will forever be remembered as a kind, gracious, and generous person.  Everyone who ever met her loved and respected her.  She left the world a better place.

A Remembrance of her life will be held Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 12:00 pm. A viewing will be held that same day from 10:30 am to 11:45 am.

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Tooele, UT 84074

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