Donna Jean McGann | 1925 - 2014 | Obituary

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Donna Jean McGann

Born: July 15, 1925
Died: May 09, 2014

PEORIA - Donna Jean McGann, 88, of Peoria died at 2 p.m. Friday, May 9, 2014, at Heartland of Peoria.

Donna was born July 15, 1925, in Pekin to E. Herbert and Margaret (Renner) Snyder. She married Robert Michael McGann on November 27, 1946. He preceded her in death on June 10, 2011.

She was also preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by one son, Mick (Chris) McGann of Pekin; two granddaughters, Kelly (Brad) Whitaker of Morton and Jennifer Alexander of Pekin; one grandson, James (Christine) Kemper of Peoria; five great-grandchildren, Emma and Carl Whitaker, Katerina Alexander, and Adriana and Niki Kemper; one sister, Joy (Ken) Rau; one brother-in-law, William (Lucy) McGann; two sisters-in-law, Mary Irwin and Joanne Greenwald; and several nieces and nephews.

Donna was a homemaker before going to work as a secretary for Peoria Public Schools District 150 in the Administration building. She retired in 1987 with almost 19 years of service.

She enjoyed golf and was a member of several ladies’ leagues. She was also a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, the Catholic Women’s League, and was a former member of the St. Bernard’s Mothers Club. She and Bob loved being with family and friends, and really enjoyed their winter getaways to the Crystal River, Florida area and later to Daphne, Alabama.

A funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Father John Cyr will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the Mass at the church. Entombment will be in Resurrection Mausoleum.

Memorials may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.

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