Donna Jean Feichtner, 78, of Willard, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at Grady Memorial Hospital in Delaware, Ohio. She was born on October 27, 1942 in Norwalk, Ohio to the late Harold Chaffee and Mildred (Deitrick) Chaffee Kearney.
A 1960 graduate of Norwalk High School, Donna went on to receive her Associates Degree from Oberlin College. She went on to work for the Huron County Courthouse for Judge Russell I. Antrim as his clerk. Donna would later go on to work for Pioneer Rubber in Willard and Dr. Emery and Dr. Rosso. Her favorite title would become farmwife, homemaker, and mom when she married the love of her life, John Feichtner on April 23, 1966. She loved taking meals to the field and helping in any way she could around the farm. Donna enjoyed sewing, cooking and cleaning but most of all, she loved spending time with her family and friends. She was a longtime member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Willard.
Donna is survived by her four children, Heath (Joey) Feichtner, Kim (Brian) Hanlon, Brian (Jaclyn) Feichtner and Margo Feichtner; six grandchildren, Lane, Owen, Faith, Nash, Aubrey and Levi; sister, Deb (Rick) Berry; and sister-in-law, Dessie Schifer.
In addition to her parents, Donna was preceded in death by her husband, John "JT" Feichtner, who passed away on March 19, 2021; "dad," Ted Kearney Sr.; grandchild, Oliver Feichtner; and brother, Ted Kearney Jr.
Family and friends may visit on Monday, October 4, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard. Visitation will continue on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at the funeral home from 10:00 a.m. until the time of her funeral service at 11:00 a.m. with her sister, Pastor Deb Berry officiating. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in New Haven, Ohio. Memorial contributions can be made to Feichtner-Huron County Ag Society. Online condolences can be left for the family by visiting www.secorfuneralhomes.com.
Published by Willard Times Junction on Oct. 4, 2021.