Remembering Life Member…..Donna Webster

Donna L Webster
(September 6, 1941 – July 27, 2017) 

Donna was the daughter of the late Gilbert D. and Flossie J. Dawley Rowe Webster. She was also predeceased by long-time friend and mentor PK Lovelace in 2002. Originally from Oneida County, Donna resided in Tompkins County for many years. She was retired from Emerson Power Transmission Corp in Ithaca, NY. Donna’s avocation in life was dogs. She owned, bred and showed many different breeds including Borzoi, Saluki, Doberman Pinschers, Miniature Pinschers, Shiba Inu and German Pinschers, under the Lazy Acres prefix. Donna was influential in helping the German Pinscher become an AKC recognized breed. She was a judge for the American Kennel Club. She was a life member & officer of the Finger Lakes Kennel Club and Ithaca Dog Training Club. Donna was also a member & served on the BOD and Officer positions, as well as Rescue for the German Pinscher Club of America and she was a life member of the 13 Colonies German Pinscher Club. For many years Donna and PK Lovelace taught young dog lovers in the 4-H Dog program. In addition, Donna and PK taught adult handling classes on a weekly basis for the Finger Lakes Kennel Club. Donna will be fondly remembered and greatly missed.