Donna Jean Burch died suddenly Thursday, April 19, 2018.

Donna was born on Nov. 13, 1961 in Sigourney, Iowa to Howard and Irma (Hunold) Burch. She graduated from Sigourney High School in 1980.

In 1982 she gave birth to her son, Johnathon. Shortly after, she met her love Michael Lynch and they made their home in Redfield, Iowa.

She was an accomplished equestrian and a multiple term president of the Arabian Horse Society of Iowa, the Redfield Saddle Club, as she showed at the national level. Her other hobbies included sewing, gardening, baking, and bringing smiles and good memories to everyone.

She is preceded in death by her father Howard Burch.

She is survived by her partner Michael Lynch, mother Irma Burch, son Johnathon Burch, brother Nicholas (Terri) Burch, and sisters Victoria (Gary) Kempf, Deb (Leroy) Striegel, Angela (Ed) Hakes, and Carolyn (Randy) Kirchhoff, as well as 14 nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life gathering will take place Sunday, April 29, 2018 from 11-4 p.m. at the American Legion 1113 Thomas St,, Redfield Iowa.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Dyamond Memorial Funeral Home at 121 SW 3rd St., Ankeny, Iowa or to the family.