Donna Winans

Posted Online: April 08, 2013, 7:30 pm
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Donna L. Winans, 65, of Moline, died on Sunday, April 7, 2013, at Trinity Rock Island.
Per her wishes, there will be no services, and cremation rites will be accorded.
She was born on Dec. 3, 1947, in Moline, to Donald and Phyllis Stafford Clifton. She married Richard Winans on Sept. 1, 1974, in Moline.
She enjoyed bowling, playing cards and going to garage sales.
Survivors include her husband, Richard; sister, Kim (Joe) Roach; and brothers, Michael, Bruce and Mark Powell. She was preceded in death by her parents; and son, Michael.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at


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