Donna Jean Willey


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Posted Online: Nov. 22, 2012, 10:57 pm
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Donna Jean Willey, 85, of Moline, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at Trinity Rock Island.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, with visitation from 9:30 a.m. until service time at Rafferty Funeral Home, 2111 1st St. A, Moline. Burial will be at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. Memorials can be made to Alleman High School.
Donna was born June 23, 1927, in Chicago, the daughter of Melvin and Florence Lothridge Manuel. She married Benjamin Willey on Sept. 9, 1945, in Moline. He preceded her in death on Aug. 15, 2001.
Donna was a member of the East End Club. She worked for several area salons as a hairdresser. She was an avid reader before macular degeneration. She enjoyed NASCAR and the NFL.
Survivors include her daughter, Terrase (Gerald) Winkelbauer, Coal Valley; son, Bennett Willey, Arizona; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and three stepgreat-grandchildren; sister, Ann (Vern) Staelens, Moline. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter-in-law, Patricia Willey; and granddaughter, Kristen.
Condolences may be left at www.RaffertyFunerals.com.












 




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