May 11, 2012
LaDonna Mae Austen, 85, of Hilo, a retired department store manager at Strike it Rich in Odessa, Texas, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Pineland, Texas. She is survived by husband Edmund F. “Denny”; daughters Sherry A. Black, Barbara J. Austen, Jacqueline K. Sauceda and LaDonna M.K. Fincham; brother Robert Ferguson; and a grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Life Care Center of Hilo, 944 W. Kawailani St., Hilo, HI 96720.