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Donna J. Less
January 19, 1954 ~ November 16, 2023 (age 69) 69 Years Old
Donna J. Less, 69, of Dubuque, Iowa, passed away on November 16th, 2023, at Luther Manor Communities – Hillcrest.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Happy’s Place in Dubuque from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on January 27th, 2024. Private family burial will be in St. John Cemetery in Placid, Iowa. Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory, 2595 Rockdale Road, is assisting the family.
Donna was born on January 19th, 1954, in Balltown, Iowa, daughter of John Henry & Rita W. (Schmidt) Pothoff. She graduated from Dubuque Senior High School and was united in marriage to Allan Less in 1980 at St. Anthony’s Church in Dubuque. She worked at Frommelts and RiteHite, cutting and sewing.
Donna is survived by her two sons Keith (Michelle Burgin) and Anthony Less, grandchildren Isabella and Isack, and siblings Eileen Atchison, Ron (Betty) Pothoff, Al (Katie) Pothoff, Frank (Jayne) Pothoff, Jan Grady, and Sandy (Kevin) Ehlers all of Dubuque.
She was preceded in death by her husband Allan in 2011, her parents, and two brothers-in-law Danny Atchison and Jim Grady.
The family wishes to thank the staff at Luther Manor and Hospice of Dubuque for their care of Donna.