Donna Sue Manser (Netz)
November 2, 1944 to April 26, 2023
She was 78 years old
Donna Sue was born November 2, 1944, to Charles E. and Elizabeth A. (Lloyd) Netz, during WWII while her father was ‘off to war’. She was born in Kansas City, Mo and was raised and lived most of her life in Independence, Mo., moving later to Blue Springs, Missouri. She was raised in the RLDS church and attended Atherton Restoration Branch after the church split. In 2005, Donna Sue started attending Faith United Methodist Church of Grain Valley, Missouri and became a member there. Donna Sue graduated from William Chrisman High School in 1962. Donna Sue worked for Price Chopper in Independence (the first one), for 10-years, and for U.F.C.W. Benefits for 25-years.
She had three wonderful children, Kelly “Sister” Holder, Robert “Bobby” Greenwood Jr. and Todd
“Tinkertoy” Crockett, to all of whom she remained forever close.
Donna Sue was preceded in death by her parents, and her wonderful husband of 26-years, Donald L.
Manser, her brother Stephen R. Netz, stepson Douglas “Sonny-o” Manser, and step grandchild Michael
Donna Sue is survived by: Her children; Kelly Holder (Brad) of Independence, Robert Greenwood, Jr. of
Warrensburg, and Todd Crockett of Indiana. Grandchildren; Ryan “Hotdog” Holder (Shannon) and Kalyn“Sissy” Holder of Independence, Levi Crockett (Mayra) of California, Johanna Greenwood of
Warrensburg. Great grandson: Giovanni “Gio” Crockett of California. Siblings: Willadene Mack of
Independence, Bonnie Brestle (Edward) of Texas, and Dennis Netz of Kentucky. Nieces and nephew:
Julie Brestle and Heather Brestle of Texas, Keely Doctorman and Isaac Netz of Kentucky. Stepchildren:
Georgeanna “Georgie” Manser, Johnathon Manser (Juanita), Anthony Manser, Kathleen Fox (Les), and
Donald E. Manser (Donna). Step-grandchildren: Robert, Cassie, Stevie, Skyler, Patricia, Linda, Rachael,
JoJo, Bradley, Dana and all of their families.
As well as “Many truly wonderful friends and church family”.
“Life has been an experience worth living. Thank you all for sharing it with me! I love you!” – Donna Sue
Memories of Donna Sue and words of comfort for her family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com