Donna Uhls

Donna UhlsDonna Uhls, 64, passed away on Feb. 23, 2019. She was born Jan. 14, 1955, to Billy Jean Uhls and Bernice Woodhead Uhls in Rock Springs, Wyo.

Donna was a wonderful mother, daughter, grandma, sister, aunt, cousin and friend. She gave all she had to those who were lucky enough to be a part of her life. She helped others with her strong, generous spirit and lived for mischief and adventure.

Donna graduated in 1985 from Cerro Coso Community College with a double associate degree in engineering and welding. She worked for the Department of Defense in telemetry for 32 years and loved every minute of it. She retired in 2014 and spent her time with her loved ones.

Donna is survived by her daughter, Carmela and her husband Jon; her son, Joshua and his wife Tash; seven grandchildren, Corey, DeJuan, Sean, Julian, Jasmine, Kelsey and Vivian; her mother, Bernice Uhls; and siblings, Dennis Uhls, Debra Uhls, Diane Maestas and Darlene Merrell. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Emily Thomas; father, Billy Uhls; brother, Danny Uhls, and grandparents.

Her Celebration of Life will be held at Saturday, March 2, at 1 p.m. at the Ridgecrest VFW.

In lieu of flowers, please donate in Donna’s memory to the National Park Service or

— Submitted by the family of Donna Uhls

Story First Published: 2019-03-01