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Donna W Hettiger

February 3, 1932 September 3, 2021
Donna W Hettiger
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Peoria- Donna Rose Wissing Hettiger of Peoria, died on Friday, September 3 at 5:15 a.m., in her home, surrounded by family, at age 89.

She attended St. Mary’s of the Woods College in Terra Haute, IN and graduated from the Academy of our Lady High School in Peoria in 1949 and attended St. Mark’s grade school.  Donna married Raymond Hettiger of Flora, IL in June 1953.

Surviving are two children, Angela Hettiger Williams (Bob) and Kathleen Hettiger O’Neill (Jim); six grandchildren, Michael Williams, Patricia Williams Buck (Aaron), Liz Williams Sharon (Eric), Rae O’Neill Greber (Robert), Madeline O’Neill and Jack O’Neill; five great grandchildren, Ariana Buck, Liam Schwindenhammer, Cole Williams, Wyatt Greber and Rhiannon Greber. Donna was preceded in death by her husband Ray Hettiger in 1997.

For twenty years, Donna was employed by Weight Watchers. She was an active member of the community including the League of Women Voter’s, President of the Women’s Salvation Army, OSF Women’s Advisory Board member and involved in Cursillo with her husband Ray. Donna and Ray were also long-time members of the IL Valley Yacht Club, where they enjoy sailing. She was an active member of Holy Family Parish for 60+ years where she and her husband supported their mission work in Mexico. Her volunteer work also included the Center for Prevention of Abuse, Vagabond tour escort for Peoria Park District, St. Vincent de Paul Society and Peoria Garden Club.

Visitation will be held will be held on Friday, September 10th at Holy Family Church, Peoria, IL at 9:30 a.m. with a funeral mass following at 10:30 a.m, with Franciscan Friars officiating.

Cremation rites have been accorded and burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in West Peoria.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Holy Family Scholarship Fund. Online condolences may be made through www.wrightandsalmon.com.

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Visitation

Friday

10

Sep

9:30 AM 9/10/2021 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 9/10/2021 10:30:00 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church

3720 N Sterling Ave
Peoria, IL 61615

Holy Family Catholic Church
3720 N Sterling Ave Peoria 61615 IL
United States

Memorial Mass

Friday

10

Sep

10:30 AM 9/10/2021 10:30:00 AM - 11:30 AM 9/10/2021 11:30:00 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church

3720 N Sterling Ave
Peoria, IL 61615

Holy Family Catholic Church
3720 N Sterling Ave Peoria 61615 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Joseph Cemetery Final Resting Place

2105 W. Heading Ave.
West Peoria, IL 61604

2105 W. Heading Ave. West Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Holy Family Scholarship Fund

3720 N. Sterling Ave
Peoria, IL 61615
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