At 9:38 pm, Wednesday, August 19, 2015, Donna L. Kinzora, passed into the next world to be with her Lord and all those she has missed. She was born in the busy month of December on the 19th day of 1954. She loved sports and participated in softball leagues, bowling and golf. Donna graduated from Lanphier High School class of 1972 and from the School of Practical Nursing, Class of 1981. She was a crime report transcriptionist and dispatcher for the Springfield Police Department. She started her nursing career at Memorial Medical Center in March of 1978 and worked in the Emergency Department until November 2014, when she became ill and had to stop working.
Donna met her for real prince charming in 1997 and married him on January 29, 2001. She is survived by her loving parents, Carl and Theresa Biesenthal of Mt Olive, IL; husband, Marc Kinzora; sister, Linda (Murrel) Stephens of Springfield; three beloved nieces; daughters, Carla (Steve) Wilson of Sherman, Kendra (Tracy) Painter of Litchfield and Katie (Robert) Sullivan of Springfield; nine grandchildren that she referred to as Cupcakes in order of their appearance here on Earth, Alaina, Malana, Brody, Jackson, Louisa, Joelle, Trent, Marley and P.J. and her one uncle that was her favorite, John Kolhrus
Friends were very special and important to her. Her final achievement was publishing “From the Outside Looking In” about helping a dear friend with a traumatic brain injury.
Visitation: 4-6 pm, Sunday, August 23, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 10 am, Monday, August 24, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home with Dr. Joe Eby officiating.
Date: Sunday, August 23, 2015
Time: 04:00 pm - 06:00 pm
Date: Monday, August 24, 2015
Time: 10:00 am
Memorial contributions may be made to:
American Heart Association or American Lung Association.
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