DAWSON – Donna K. Etherton of Dawson, Illinois died at 9:50 p.m. Tuesday, June 22, 2010, at Memorial Medical Center.
She was born April 21, 1951, in Springfield, Illinois to Carl and Marlene Pretet Tarr. She married Robert Etherton on June 26, 1971, and he survives.
Also surviving are daughter, Ashley Etherton of Dawson; son, Austen Etherton of Dawson; 3 sisters, Carol (Dan) Duckworth of Eagle River, WI, Cinda (David) Earles of Mechanicsburg, IL, Julie Bergschneider of Springfield; 2 brothers, Dennis (Vicky) Tarr of Mechanicsburg and Joe (Melanne) Tarr of Dawson; sister-in-law Janis (Dennis) Heck; brother-in-law, Eric (Patty) Etherton; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents and 1 brother, Thomas Tarr.
Donna was a loving wife and mother and a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Riverton.
Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Friday, June 25, 2010, at Staab Funeral Home with a funeral service at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 26, 2010, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Riverton. Officiating clergy Reverend Michael A. Koschmann. Burial will be in Mechanicsburg Cemetery.