Madonna A. “Donna” Dyksterhuis

Madonna A. “Donna” Dyksterhuis

May 23, 1944 – February 25, 2023

Preceded in death by mother, Peggy (O’Donnell) Reed; and first husband, Dr. Philip Olson, father of their surviving children, Christopher Raymond and Dana Lynn.

Survived by husband of 49 years, Jerry E. Dyksterhuis, Ph.D., and their children, Amy Beth (Morrison) and Douglas David (Jill Marie); stepson, Edsko Jerry (Sonia); 6 grandchildren; and 1 great-granddaughter.

VISITATION: Thursday, March 2nd, 5pm, with 7pm VIGIL at West Center Chapel. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Friday, March 3rd, 12:30pm at St. Leo the Great Catholic Church, 1920 N 102nd St.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to St Pius X / St Leo Catholic School or Cues.


  • Richard A. O’Gara Posted February 28, 2023 1:26 pm

    You have many memories of Donna to sustain you. Donna was very helpful to me as you were Jerry, when I was in outplacement and you offed me office space. I also enjoyed our time on the Western Heritage board. My thoughts will be with you and your family.

  • Erin Anderson Posted March 2, 2023 8:08 am

    Love to you all at this time. I am so very sorry .

  • Roxy and Paul Jokela Posted March 2, 2023 8:50 am

    Our condolences to Jerry and the family. Donna was a blessing to many. May God’s peace bring comfort during this difficult moment in time.

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