Donna Mae (Camgros) Speed, formerly of Auburn, CA. passed away peacefully in Oroville, CA. on February 19th 2020, at the age of 82.
Donna is predeceased by her husband, Richard (Dick) Speed; parents, Eugene (Gene) and Mathilda (Tillie) Camgros; brothers, Ron Camgros and Eugene (Botch) Camgros; grandson, Jeremy Haywood and step-son, Gregory Speed.
Donna is lovingly remembered by her son and daughter-in-law, Walt and Christine Gess; daughter, Jeanne Gess; step-children, Rick (Val) Speed, Ken (Eileen) Speed, Kimberley (Darrell) Victor, 19 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and many other family members and friends.
Donna was born on March 6, 1937, in San Francisco, CA. She spent most of her teenage and adult years working in Purchasing for companies such as General Hotel Supply, Amfac Hotels and Saga Corporation.
Donna enjoyed sewing clothes for her grandbabies and great-grandbabies and was a cross-stitch guru. Donna was an avid reader who would read anything and everything. One of her all-time favorite authors was Stephen King.
She loved keeping in touch with her friends and family via Facebook e-mail and never failed to send Happy Birthday and other holiday messages to everyone she knew and loved.
The family of Donna wishes to thank Oroville Hospital for their amazing care and kindness.