Donna Joan Malaer Moody, 73, of Asheville passed away peacefully on Friday, June 4, 2021 at Harmony
at Reynolds Mountain. Born October 30, 1947 in Whittier, CA, she was a daughter of the late Oscar and
Dolores Malaer. She raised her family and ran her business in Angola, IN and later lived in Key West, FL
before moving to Asheville, NC. She was the owner of Insta-Green Turf and Landscape in Fremont, IN for over 25 years.
Of her many hobbies, she was an avid runner, and enjoyed biking, swimming, golfing, and downhill skiing. In Monroe County, FL, she
was a Key West Ambassador and co-founder of FIRM (Fair Insurance Rates of Monroe County). Surviving
are her children: Kimberly Sherry and her spouse, Tom, of Asheville, NC; Wendy Zintsmaster and her
spouse, Matt, of Key West, FL, and Ginger Moody of Noblesville, IN. Surviving siblings: Sharon Burnett and her
spouse, Bill, of Saied Valley, CA, and Tom Malaer of California; and grandchildren: Connor Sherry and
Cole Sherry both of Asheville, NC; Makenna Mackintosh; and Madison Zintsmaster and MacKenzie Zintsmaster both of Key West, FL.
No formal services will be held at this time.
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