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Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home & Cemeteries

5100 Pontchartrain Blvd, New Orleans, LA

OBITUARY

Irma Kenyeri Donnes

19 September , 19208 October , 2019

Irma Marie Kenyeri Donnes passed away at her home on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at the age of 99. Wife of the late Nelson Donnes. Mother of John B. Donnes (Carol Hebert Donnes) and Chadwick N. Donnes. Grandmother of Denise Lindemann (Dr. Wayne Lindemann), Michele McKeon (Dr. David McKeon), and Nicole Donnes. Great grandmother of Maggie Anne Lindemann. Daughter of the late Ludwig Kenyeri and Maria Simonovits Kenyeri. Sister of the late Theresia “Resi” Kenyeri Owens (the late Ray). She is survived by many nieces, nephews, and relatives. Best friend of Delia Hernandez and close friend to many others. Irma was born in Rechnitz, Austria and came to America as a teenager. She was a member of the Gretna Historical Society and the German-American Cultural Center of Gretna. She was a longtime employee of Maison Blanche, D.H. Holmes, and Dillard’s. Her family would like to thank Passages Hospice for their heartfelt care. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the memorial gathering at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd in New Orleans, on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM. Interment will follow at Metairie Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in her honor to a charity of your choice. To view and sign the family guestbook please visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com

Services

  • Memorial Gathering Tuesday, 15 October , 2019
  • Graveside Service Tuesday, 15 October , 2019

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Ray Drouilhet

11 October 2019

John, so sorry to hear of your loss. Your mother was one of the nicest people I ever met . I worked closely with her when she was with Madison Blanche and I still remember her.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY