Mary Carolina (Lina) Donauer, (née: Riedweg)

October 25, 2020
1928 – 2020
Lina passed away peacefully on Oct. 25, 2020, at her home in Clayton Heights Seniors’ Residence in Surrey, with granddaughter Christina by her side. Born in Toronto to Swiss immigrant parents, Lina grew up on the family farm in Milner. B.C. She always felt a strong attachment to Langley, especially the Milner area. After raising her family, she worked at the Bayshore Inn, Vancouver, where she was a dedicated employee for 30 years.
Predeceased by husband, Henry Donauer, daughters, Carol and Terry and grandson, Danny, she is survived by two sons Paul of Lilloet and Larry (Judy) of Clearwater; grandchildren Christina, Julie and Gary; nine great grandchildren; five great great grandchildren; also survived by brother, John (Doris)Riedweg of Langley, several cousins in Oregon, USA, and special friends, Kathy Studer-Bedea and Margaret Byrne.
Lina was a loving mother and grandmother. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends.
Depending on pandemic restrictions, a memorial service will be held in the spring or summer of 2021. Obituary


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