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Donna B. Tunison, 90

| December 11, 2020 7:00 AM

Donna B. Tunison, 90, passed away at her home in Troy on Dec. 1, 2020. She was born in Conrad on July 31, 1930, to Art and Pearl (Vaught) Bowman.

Donna grew up in Conrad, where she graduated from high school in 1948. In 1949, her parents bought The Doonan Hotel and moved the family to Troy. She started on a teaching career, which lasted 30 years. She taught mainly in the Libby schools.

It was during this time she met and married Kenneth Hays. They had two daughters and later divorced.

She married Dan Tunison on May 31, 1975. They enjoyed traveling to Arizona in the winters after retirement.

After Dan’s death she became active in the Methodist Church and enjoyed dinners at the senior center with her friends.

She was preceded in death by husband Dan, her parents and five brothers.

Survivors include her daughters, Liane Jordan and Linda (Bruce) Clark; stepchildren, Kerry (Roxanne) Tunison, Vince Tunison, Chris (Richard) Stapleton; grandchildren Jennifer (Reece) Warren, Justin Jordan, Amelia (JP) Downey, Andrea (Jerry) Cummings, Alicia (Jerico) Cairns, Kerry (Tamara) Tunison, Andy (Wendy) Tunison, Jamie (Corey) Pomeroy, Desaray (Roger) Schmaltz; and many great-grandchildren.

No services will be held at Donna’s request. Arrangements are by Schnackenberg Funeral Home in Libby. Online condolences and memories may be shared at