Marilyn W. Donaldson
TUSCOLA-Marilyn W. Donaldson, 84, Tuscola, passed away at 9:14 a.m. Saturday, May 16, 2009, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, Mattoon.
She was born August 12, 1924, in Galesburg, the daughter of David and Eula Kutchler Wingate. She married Charles R. Donaldson on December 29, 1946, in Avon. He preceded her in death on November 25, 2004.
Survivors include her daughter Janet (Doug) Belles, Mattoon; grandsons, Nicolas (Christine) Belles, Jeffrey Belles and Ryan Donaldson; great-grandchildren Nicole and Zachrey; and daughter-in-law, Jane Jones, Mattoon.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son Jim Donaldson; and two brothers.
Marilyn was a home maker.
She was a member of Tuscola United Methodist Church and Tuscola Moose Lodge.
She enjoyed playing bingo and bridge and attending family get-togethers.
Graveside services were held Tuesday, May 19, 2009, at Dodge Grove Cemetery, Mattoon with the Rev. Don Pankey officiating.
Memorials may be made to the Douglas County Museum, Hands-4-Paws or the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Hilligoss Shrader Funeral Home, 705 S. Main Street, Tuscola, was in charge of arrangements.