Donna Hoener-Queal is a 5th generation Kansan, born and raised in Pratt County on a farm near Iuka, where her parents continue to farm. She is a graduate of Pratt High School and Bethany College, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Administration of Justice.
Donna Hoener-Queal with her DadPrior to her retirement, she spent 34 years working as a Court Services Officer in the 30th Judicial District. Together, Hoener-Queal and her husband are owners of Gyp Hills Cedar Company/Queal Enterprises, Inc., located in Sawyer, Kan. She currently serves as Vice President of the Pratt School Board.
She has been married to her husband Don for 25 years and they have one daughter, Meredith, who is a Sophomore in college. The family is active in Ascension Lutheran Church as well as many other community groups and organizations.