Donna Patricia (Ritchey) Belingloph passed away on Tuesday, December 18, 2012, at Bishop Spencer Place, an assisted living and care center. She was born on December 6, 1932, to Walter and Dana (Reiners) Ritchey, in Waterloo, Iowa. She had two brothers, both deceased. She married her husband, Alex Belingloph, now deceased, in 1966. Donna was a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, now known as the Community of Christ. She attended Graceland College in Lamoni, IA, where she graduated in 1952. After graduation, at the encouragement of her Graceland roommate, Carolyn Hawley Crick, she moved to Kansas City and worked for Swift Meat Company for four years. She then worked for WDAF Radio in Kansas City, Missouri, for 16 years and a short time at KMBZ Radio. She was then hired as one of the first employees of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, known as FEMA, where she retired after 16 years of service. Donna and Alex especially enjoyed their travels to Jamaica, Hawaii, and the southwestern parts of the United States. She was a compassionate and loving friend to all who crossed her path. She was thankful to the doctors and caregivers at both St. Luke's Hospital and Bishop Spencer Place. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, December 20, 2012 at Mt. Moriah & Freeman Funeral Home, 10507 Holmes Road. Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 a.m., Thursday prior to services. A private burial will be in Mt. Moriah Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Greater Kansas City, 5445 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kansas 66104.