Obituary: Donna W. Littlejohn Dec. 1, 2015


Donna W. Littlejohn, 85, a longtime resident of Los Alamos, New Mexico, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 1, 2015, at Sombrillo Nursing Home in Los Alamos. 

She was preceded in death by her father, Walter Wilhelmi; mother, Ruby Moorefield; and brother Sonny Wilhelmi, all of Hot Springs, Arkansas. She is survived by her three daughters, Liz Daymon, Lisa Van Leeuwen and husband Brian, and Laura Staton and husband George “Jay”;  granddaughter, Nicole Pasquariello-Padilla and husband Justin, grandsons Blaise Pasquariello, Devon Van Leeuwen and Ben Van Leeuwen.

Donna was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas, and moved to Los Alamos to teach elementary school, and eventually open her own real estate business.

Donna will be remembered most for her kindness and generosity to those whose lives she touched, and for her beautiful infectious smile that lit up any room she walked in to. 

Celebration of life will be held on Friday, December 18, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Los Alamos.

The family of Donna W. Littlejohn has entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Española Valley. 505.747.7477 –

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