Donna Claire Schwekendiek, age 84 of Tifton, died Monday, September 20, 2021 at Tift Regional Medical Center.
Donna Claire was born February 25, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Donald R. and Erna Drawz Donovan. She served many area hospitals during her career as a medical technologist. She was an avid reader, loved nature, and enjoyed taking French classes and sharing that language with others. She also enjoyed painting, crafting, and just being GiGi to her great-grandchildren.
Survivors include her son, Donny Schwekendiek and wife Yoko, daughter, Lynn Schwekendiek, family loved one, Elaine Giddens, grandson Donovan Schwekendiek, granddaughter Marika Matthews and husband Graham, two great-grandchildren (Luca and Levi) and brother, Dick Donavon and wife Teresa.
In addition to her parents, Donna Claire was preceded in death by her husband, Robert “Bob” Schwekendiek and her daughter, Koekje Dutton.
In lieu of flowers please hug the people that you love.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Donna Claire