Rita Jaye Hellerud, 57, of Dover, AR, died Monday, May 8, 2017 at Residence in
Dover, AR. The daughter of Virgil and Mary Elizabeth Smith Hellerud, she was
born November 22, 1959 in Oklahoma City, OK. She was a Blue Springs High
School graduate in Blue Springs Missouri. She was an Accountant with Russellville Steel Company. Rita's was hard working, loved her family and devoted time to each one. She was of the of the Lutheran Faith. Rita was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Donathan; her parents; grandparents and an infant sister, Virginia Faye Hellerud.
Rita is survived by two sisters, Pauline Manes of Thayer, Missouri and Barbara Meyer of West Plains, Missouri; father and mother in law, Lorenzo and Linda Ulloa of Plainview; a step son, Neil Donathan (Christine); grandson, Luke Donathan and a granddaughter, Sophia Donathan all of Seattle, Washington.
A family conducted memorial service will be held at a later date. Cremation
arrangements are under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service. Memorials
may be made to American Cancer Society,Pope County Memorial Chair:Judy Murphy 126 Lakeview Circle, Russellville, AR 72802: 967-1117.