Donna Mae Kirn

May 15, 1934November 28, 2018

Donna M Kirn, 84, of Apex NC passed away peacefully on November 28, 2018 at Sunrise of Cary.

Donna was born May 15, 1934 to the late Teddie and Sylvia Graham in Detroit MI, the youngest of 4 siblings. Donna was loved and will be deeply missed by her husband of 62 years, Louis A. Kirn; daughters Krystn Messer (Charles “Bob”), Lisa George (Charles), and Lora Rinaldi (Gregg); and grandchildren, Matt, Dani, Kaitlyn, Sydney, Stephanie, Boston, Providence, and Haven.

Donna began a career in Real Estate after moving to NC in 1982. She managed her own business for local & international real estate (Kirn Properties) until retiring in 2008. She was an officer of FIABCI (International Real Estate Federation), on the Board of Directors of Centura Bank, a member of the Apex Chamber of Commerce, and in the Who’s Who of Women in Business. She enjoyed dancing, formal parties, playing the piano, and most of all time with her grandchildren and travelling. Having lived in Brazil, and England, she became a world traveler, traveling for both business and pleasure visiting locations in Europe, North & South America, Asia, and Australia. She was a top salesperson for Tupperware as a newlywed winning a car for her accomplishment. She was a member of St. Andrews parish in Apex and was active in many volunteer activities for the church.

Donna will be inurned at the columbarium at St. Andrews in Apex in a private family ceremony.

Memorial contributions can be sent to the Alzheimer’s Association, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, or St. Andrews Catholic Church, Apex.

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January 1, 2019