Donna Sexton, former Corpus Christi School teacher, dies at age 95
Linda Oppelt
/ Categories: Obituaries

Donna Sexton, former Corpus Christi School teacher, dies at age 95

COLORADO SPRINGS. Donna Sexton, a longtime Corpus Christi parishioner and teacher, died March 3 at age 95.

Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated March 17 at Corpus Christi.

She was born April 11, 1927, on a farm near Solomon, Kansas, one of five children born to Prosper and Ellen Lahey. Among her siblings was a twin brother, Don.

She attended Marymount Women’s College in Salina, Kansas, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in English and drama. At a graduation party, she met her husband Marvin. They were married in Carmel, California, in December 1951, and Sexton began working as a teacher. The couple moved to Colorado Springs in 1957.

Sexton continued her career in education as a teacher at Corpus Christi School as well as Colorado Springs Day Nursery School 

She was very involved at Corpus Christi Parish as a member of the school board, religious educator, Cub Scout den mother, and Extraordinary Ministery of Holy Communion. She acted and directed in plays and melodramas as well.

Sexton is survived by her husband, Marvin; brother Jim; children Stephen (Leslie) Sexton, Joan (Joe) North, Donald (Bobbi) Sexton, Dianne Sexton, Theresa (Scott) Keane; nine grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.

Previous Article Bishop Golka offers weekly video reflections that can be seen on YouTube
Next Article Bishop Golka's Reflection on the Sunday of Divine Mercy
523 Rate this article:

Linda OppeltLinda Oppelt

Other posts by Linda Oppelt
Contact author
Please login or register to post comments.

Contact author



  • All
  • Current issue
  • 40th Anniversary of the Diocese
  • Arts & Culture
  • Puzzle Answers
  • Diocesan News
  • Diocesan Schools
  • Deanery Briefs
  • Parish News
  • Bishop's Corner
  • The Bishop's Crozier
  • El Báculo del Obispo
  • Book Reviews
  • Español
  • Eucharistic Revival
  • Obituaries
  • Opinion
  • Commentary
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Editorials
  • Marriage and Family
  • Religious Freedom
  • Respect Life
  • US/World News
  • Vocations
    FEATURED MOVIE REVIEW: Wildcat 0 Arts & Culture
    John Mulderig


    NEW YORK. A blending of historical facts and Southern gothic fiction proves unstable in the biographical and literary drama “Wildcat” (Unrated, Oscilloscope). As a result, director and co-writer Ethan Hawke achieves only mixed results...

    No content

    A problem occurred while loading content.

    Previous Next