Donna Mae Byrne |

Donna Mae Byrne

June 19, 1953 – March 05, 2015

Donna was born in Wausau, Wisconsin to Charles and Doris Kittel. She attended public schools in Wausau and grew up learning two of her lifetime enjoyments: golf and fishing. Donna graduated for Vitburo College, La Crosse, WI, and in 1975 with a degree in Medical Records Management and worked in the filed in Wisconsin for several years. Donna moved to San Jose, CA in 1980. There she made a career change from medical Records to Accounting. Donna met Chuck Byrne in San Jose in 1985. In 1988, the couple moved to Carson City, NV. They were married in 1989. Also in 1989, Donna began a new job with the State of Nevada, DETR. She enjoyed her work there and made many friends, retiring after 19 years of service.

Donna is survived by her mother, Doris Kittel of Woodruff, WI, sister, Deborah Zaidel of Germantown, WI, nephews Jeremy and Joshua Zaidel of Wisconsin, ex-husband Chuck Byrne of Carson City, NV. Her longtime dear friend, Sally Chapman of Sparks, NV, and her loyal four legged companion, Pickels. FitzHenry’s Funeral home is in charge of arrangements. She will be laid to rest in Wausau, WI. No local services are planned.