Donna Uzelac Wolfe

2012-10-07T00:00:00Z Donna Uzelac Wolfe The Billings Gazette
October 07, 2012 12:00 am

SHERIDAN, Wyo. — Donna Uzelac Wolfe, with her family at her side, passed away Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, after a brief battle with cancer.

Donna was born in Missoula, Mont., on Aug. 22, 1930, to James A. and Ellenor (Shaub) Haggerty Sr. After a short time in Missoula, the family moved to Glendive, Mont. She moved to Billings and married Joseph Uzelac (Babe) in 1957. They raised three children Jaye, Joe and John. Joseph passed away April 11, 1970. Remarkably, Donna raised the three children by herself. In 1985, she married Rex Wolfe. With both of them being retired, they enjoyed living in Sheridan, Wyo., during the summers and Tuscon, Ariz., in the winters.

Donna was preceded in death by her parents, James and Ellenor Haggerty, Sr.; first husband Joseph Uzelac; and brother James Haggerty. She is survived by her husband Rex Wolfe (Sheridan); children: Jaye Uzelac (Mark Heit), Joe Uzelac (Kathy), John Uzelac (Pam); sister Mickey Warner; grandchildren: Steven, Dani, Mackenzie, Shelby, Joely, Catie, Amber;and great-grandchildren: Brody and Beckham.

Services for Donna will be held at a later date in Billings.

In lieu of flowers donations to honor Donna may be made to the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter, 84 East Ridge Rd, Sheridan, WY 82801 or to the donor's choice.

Online condolences may be written at

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

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