- January 14, 1961 - January 24, 2013
- Paso Robles, California
of LaDonna's Passing
- In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
North County Humane Society
2300 Ramona Road
Atascadero, CA 93422
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“I Love You So Very Much
1 of 22 | Posted by: Jim Rohrer
“I Love SweatHeart I Miss You SO Much, Jim
2 of 22 | Posted by: Jim Rohrer - Paso Robles, CA
“I love you. Sweat Heart
3 of 22 | Posted by: Jim Rohrer - Paso Robles, CA
“I knew Ladonna for 20 years. It did not matter how often we saw each other , we were always friends! I will miss her dearly.
4 of 22 | Posted by: Michelle Ingham - Paso Robles, CA
“LaDonna ,You were such an inspiration,could always put a smile on my face,your wittiness,jokes,and in my time of distress always could cheer anyone...Read More »
5 of 22 | Posted by: Julie Bowman - Paso Robles, CA
“I went to school with LaDonna and have very fond memories of her. She was ALWAYS the daring one, the one who was first to crack a joke or give a hug...Read More »
6 of 22 | Posted by: Karen Daniels - Atascadero, CA
“Boyd, myself & my 95yr old dad always went to Wilson's after church & always looked forward to seeing LaDonna & the friendly way she worked with so...Read More »
7 of 22 | Posted by: Pat & Boyd Tackitt - San Miguel, CA
“I work with LaDonna at Wilson she was a very good at her Job and I miss her very much and I know God has her in his hands and taking care of her and...Read More »
8 of 22 | Posted by: Shirley Vance - Paso Robles, CA
“went in to Wilson for coffee she was very good to all that gave in eat,Drink and she was very nice to all she well be miss very much. and know she in...Read More »
9 of 22 | Posted by: williard - Paso Robles, CA
“I just want to say there are people who come into your life that may not be close friends but are so friendly you feel like they are. LaDonna...you...Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: Karen Montgomery - san miguel, CA
“We went to Wilsons every Mon. after bowling. It just wont be the same without you.
11 of 22 | Posted by: Francine Pryor - Atascadero, CA
“I, Victoria Frazier and my brother Carl Waterson will surely miss you LaDonna, I will always remember your smiling face at Wilson's Restaurant and...Read More »
12 of 22 | Posted by: Victoria Frazier
“LaDonna and I can good Friends when I start to going in Wilson the day she work in went there them day we talk a lot and fun she was the best Friend...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: ann - Paso Robles, CA
“We first met you at Wilsons, you were the waitress we always wanted. Rick called you zoom zoom :-) We then became friend with you and Jim and spend...Read More »
14 of 22 | Posted by: Rick & Lori Lowery - Paso Robles, CA
“LaDonna reached out to my son and I as a supportive, friendly neighbor during a neighborhood dispute over dirt bike riding. My son was being...Read More »
15 of 22 | Posted by: CLAIRE DATTILO - Paso Robles, CA
“I always had fun when I was with you. Keep Smiling
16 of 22 | Posted by: Nellie - sutherlin, OR
“So Sad to here this sad news.Prayers and Condolences to all .R.I.P LaDonna
17 of 22 | Posted by: Trena Gleason - Atascadero, CA
“You will be greatly missed.
18 of 22 | Posted by: Pooky - CA - Friend
“Her wonderful smile will be missed in our community. Every day, she made people feel welcome with her good natured personality. She provided more...Read More »
19 of 22 | Posted by: De Anna Brown-Hammer - CA
“LaDonna always had a smile to share. I last saw her at Betsy Hamilton's funeral in October..I met her thru Bets. Now they are both laughing and...Read More »
20 of 22 | Posted by: Nancy Hendershot - Paso Robles, CA
“LaDonna always treated me like a family member. I called her Aunt LaDonna. On my 21st birthday she made my party lots of fun. I will miss seeing her...Read More »
21 of 22 | Posted by: Stefani Warren - Atascadero, CA
“Jim & family: We were so sorry to hear about LaDonna. We had just seen her about a month age and she was her bubbley self telling us her newest jokes...Read More »
22 of 22 | Posted by: Bob & Patti Kinkaid - Paso Robles, CA
Long-time North County resident and beloved waitress, LaDonna Lynn Dunning Rohrer passed away peacefully at her Paso Robles home on January 24, 2013. She was 52 years old.
LaDonna lived her life in service to others, most notably during her long career as a waitress. She was employed by Wilson's Restaurant in Paso Robles for 10 years.
No one was a stranger to LaDonna. She embraced everyone as an instant friend. With a zest for life, LaDonna loved to be outdoors. She enjoyed attending car races and going to Naciemento Lake, but her greatest joy was rescuing and caring for abandoned cats.
LaDonna is survived by her husband, Jim Rohrer of Paso Robles; father, Warren Dunning of Jamestown, sister Debra of Temecula; twin brother and sister, Kenneth Dunning and Karen Swift of Mississippi. LaDonna was preceded in death by her mother, Flora in 1998.