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DONNA JOAN WALGREEN


1933 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
DONNA JOAN WALGREEN Obituary
DES PLAINES - Donna Joan (nee Linton) Walgreen, age 85, passed away on October 5, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Stanley J. "Stan" Walgreen for 57 years. Loving mother of Stacey Walgreen (the late Paul Magnusson). Cherished grandmother of Michael (Olga) Magnusson. Proud great-grandmother of Katya and Natasha. Dear cousin of Peggy Nelson and Connie (Bill) Blomgren. Donna was born on March 18, 1933 in Decatur, Illinois. She moved to Rockford where she graduated from East Rockford High School. She was a member of Job's Daughters, Sweet Adelines, Junior Mendelssohn Club, and Court Street United Methodist Church. She received her music education degree from Illinois Wesleyan. She was a member of Sigma Alpha Iota Sorority. Donna taught in the Quad City areas, Detroit, Michigan and Park Ridge, Illinois. She was a music substitute for 10 years in District 62. Her final teaching years were at St. Mary's/Our Lady of Destiny School in Des Plaines. She was a member of Christian Life Church and Trinity United Methodist Church. Visitation For Donna will be taking place on Saturday, October 13, 2018 beginning at 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 605 W. Golf Road, Mt. Prospect, Illinois 60056. Interment at Memory Gardens Cemetery, Arlington Heights, Illinois. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to at www.stjude.org or P.A.W.S. at www.pawschicago.org. Funeral care provided by G.L. Hills Funeral Home. For info, please call 847-699-9003.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Oct. 10, 2018
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