Donna Rae Swenson

March 27, 1943 - January 14, 2020

Donna Rae Swenson, 76, of the Holmstad Retirement community in Batavia, IL and formerly of Fort Lauderdale, FL passed away January 14, 2020 at Michealsen Health Care Center in Batavia.  Donna was born March 27, 1943 in Rockford, IL the daughter of John and Clara (Blanc) Von Bergen. 

Donna spent many years in a successful position as a Corporate Social Event Planner with Motorola.  Donna excelled at her career, she was very detailed oriented, and enjoyed both her travel to many countries and her camaraderie of her colleagues. 

She is survived by her sons Andrew Swenson and Eric Swenson; a grandson Hayden Swenson and a brother David Von Bergen.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a sister-in-law Nancy Von Bergen.

A memorial service will be held 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at Michealsen Health Care 831 North Batavia Ave. Batavia, IL

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Holmstad Benevolent Care Fund 700 West Fabyan Parkway Batavia, IL 60510.

Arrangements entrusted to Moss Family Funeral Home 630-879-7900 or

Guest Book

  • Ewa and Lester David, please accept our deepest condolences after loss of your sister. We will pray in her intention.
  • Marilyn and Morgan Jones Dave, Marilyn and I were saddened to hear the news of your sister Donna’s passing. We call to memory the great time we four had in Fort Lauderdale. Donna’s passing surely has created a hole in your caring heart. You know that we are praying for your emotional healing through understanding and care. Marilyn and Morgan Jones North Carolina
  • Carol & Bob Baker So sorry for your loss. Your loss is felt by many hearts. “One Life Lived, Many Lives Touched”. May her many memories be shared forever.
  • John & Shari Redler We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your sister. Hope that you are doing okay.
  • Janice Andrew, you were a light in your mother's life. Dave, your devotion to your sister, your ongoing care made her life better. Take comfort in knowing you were there for her when she needed you, always. Rest in Peace, Donna.
  • Dave and Luanne Podeszwa We are so very sorry for your loss. Donna was a wonderful person with a smile that lit up every room she entered.