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Donna "Gibby" Burian
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Iowa City

Donna "Gibby" Burian, 79, of Iowa City, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, in Iowa City. A gathering for family and friends to celebrate Donna's lifetime of spreading joy and love will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at Lensing Funeral Home (605 Kirkwood Ave., Iowa City), with a short sharing of tribute to follow at 1 p.m. Donna's remains will be interred at Oakland Cemetery.
Donna is survived by her sons, Mark (Dawn), Greg (Jen) and Phil (Dena); her brother, Michael (Deb); her grandchildren, Kelly (Brad), Chase, Dan, Nikki, Jon (Emilee), Nehemiah, Craig (Kristen), Jaime (Erik), Ali, Noah, Rihanna, Jamal, Jensen, Madeline and Kaden; her 10 great-grandchildren; and her son-in-law, Lee (Julie).
She was predeceased by her parents, Les and Blanche Lawrence; her husband, Paul; her daughter, Katherine Reichelt; and her beloved horse, Cody.
Instead of flowers, Gibby's family would appreciate contributions to Miracles in Motion (2049 120th St. NW, Swisher, IA 52338).
Online condolences may be left for the family at

Posted on Sunday, 9 October 2016