UNION – Donna J. Lovejoy, 81, of Union, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at home after a long illness.|
She was born April 23, 1932, in Huntley, the daughter of Walter and Marguerite (Davis) Zimmerman. On July 14, 1951, she married Gordon Lovejoy in Crystal Lake.
Donna loved cooking and trying out new recipes for her family; she also loved her animals.
She is survived by her children, Ronald Lovejoy and Russell (Connie) Lovejoy; grandchildren, Tristan (David) Powers, Taryn (Eric) Bock and Trent Lovejoy; great-grandchildren, Lillian and Nathaniel Powers and Isabella Bock; and caretaker, Mary Jo Fowler.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Gordon on Jan. 25, 1996; grandson, Tyler Lovejoy; daughter-in-law, Christine Lovejoy; and three brothers, Les, Wayne and Don Zimmerman.
The visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at St. John's Lutheran Church, 6821 Main St., Union, and will continue Friday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service.
Burial will be in Union Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in her name may be directed to The
For information, call James A. O'Connor Funeral Home at 847-669-5111 or visit www.jamesaoconnorfuneralhome.com.
Published in the Northwest Herald on Oct. 9, 2013