Dona Harrison Mizera, 91, long-time resident of Pocatello, Idaho, passed away May 12, 2011 in Bountiful, UT, due to aging. Dona moved to Bountiful to live with her daughter, Gay, in 1977.
Dona was born Feb. 7, 1920 to Albert A. Harrison and Amy Louisa Hyde. She had eight siblings, two brothers, Orland and Austin and six sisters, Wilma Johnson, Zena Jackson, Vona Aldridge, June Calton, Oa Capilla and Rayda Baird.
She married Curtis F. Mizera on Nov. 6, 1938 in Rupert, Idaho. They were sealed in the Salt Lake Temple on March 11, 1976. Curtis died in Pocatello, Idaho on March 14, 1981.
Dona had four children: Val H. (deceased), Gay Smith, Bountiful; Joy Crystal, Pocatello, Idaho, (deceased); and Brad Curtis Mizera, Layton (deceased).
Dona was an avid reader and among her talents were poetry, gardening, quilting, cooking and serving her family, grandkids and others. She was beloved by all who knew her.
She was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and held many leadership positions in her church and community.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, five siblings and three children.
Her legacy is 11 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren.
We’d like to thank Hearts for Hospice for the loving care shown Dona.
The funeral will be held at the Orchard Stake Center, 3599 S. Orchard Drive, Bountiful, on Monday, May 16, 2011 at 11 a.m. with a viewing from 9:30-10:45 a.m. at the stake center. Interment at the Mountain View Cemetery, Section 48 West, Pocatello, Idaho.