Donna Jane Sterrett was born May 13, 1949 in Charlotte, North Carolina to Donald Hewett Sterrett and Jane Carolyn Garver
Sterrett. She graduated from Beloit college in Beloit, Wisconsin and married Jospeh Geroge Zeibel on December 30, 1970. They
had one child, a son, Jason George Zeibel born on December 12, 1975. Donna and Joseph were divorced in 1981 and Donna remaried
John Simmons in November, 1998.
This is a photo of Donna Jane Sterrett, with her parents, Don and Jane Sterrett leave Pennsylvannia on their way to
Charlotte, North Carolina after a visit. Donna got sick on the plane trip there and was so during the visit to Pennsylvannia.
Here Donna with her mother, Jane Carolyn Garver Sterrett at the beach.
This photo was taken in 1951 on "fade proof" color film. The original was incredibly yellow, so I had to be creative in
restoring it. Shown are Donna and her mother Jane Sterrett. The second scan shows the original photo that needed to be color
balanced a little.
Here Donna is reading a newspaper at about 1 year old.
Here Donna is in her stroller. How cute... The second scan shows the original picture before retouching.
Here is Donna with her maternal grandfather, Davis Leonard Garver, and then with her grandmother, Mary Alice Gertrude Schwalm
This photo shows Donna with her paternal grandmother, Gladys Hewett Sterrett at the Charlotte airport in the early 1950s.
Donna and her family would take trips up to Mt. Gretna, Pennsylvannia to visit their family and relax for the summer.
There is a swimming lake there with a trapeze. Here Donna poses with the lake and trapeze in the background.
Here Donna is with her Cousins, Jeanie and Hank Sterrett.
Here Donna gets ready for dance lessons.
Here is a Sterrett family photo taken in the mid 1960s. Donna is pictured with her mother Jane, father Don, and brother,
Bruce Davis Sterrett.
Just as big a part of the family as the children was Sam Sterrett, the loyal bassett hound.
Here is a Sterrett family photo taken in the late 1960s. Donna is pictured with her parents, brother, and first husband,
Joseph George Zeibel.
This is the bridal portrait from Donna's first wedding, to Joseph George Zeibel on December 30, 1970.
Here Donna is in front of her first husband's Mereceds Benz.
Here Donna is with her grandfather-in-law, Anthony George Zeibel.
Here is a photo from the early 1970s of Donna with her husband, Joseph George Zeibel.
This is a family photo of Donna with her husband Joseph and her son, Jason George Zeibel.
The Zeibel family Christmas photo, 1976.
Donna moved down to St. Thomas in 1976 with her husband and son. Here Donna is with her son, Jason George Zeibel in the
Carribean Sea surf.
Here is a family photo taken in St. Thomas with Donna, Joseph, and Jason Zeibel.
Donna teaching her son Jason to snorkel.
Donna makes a cake for Jason's 4th birthday.
Donna and Jason in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands at Christmastime, 1978.
Here is a photo of Donna at her second wedding in November 1998. Here she is with her husband, John Simmons.