Donna J. Miller, 90, of Metamora, IL went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at Snyder Village following a long, hard battle with Alzheimers. She was born on January 6, 1930 in Peoria, IL to Frank and Elsie (Hamilton) Taylor. She married Wilbur D. McMahon and he passed away after 23 years of marriage. She then married Nathan E. Miller in Peoria on July 15, 2000. He passed away.
Donna will be missed by her surviving children, Julie (Chuck) Thrush, Patsy (Brad) Fortenbacher, David McMahon, and Bill McMahon; eight grandchildren Katie Ledesma, Amanda Kwiatkowski, Megan Blake, Kelly Darcy, Katie Fortenbacher, Jay Fortenbacher, Aaron McMahon, and Austin McMahon; nine great-grandchildren; brother Jeff Taylor; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and son Steven T. McMahon.
Donna was a strong, fun-loving woman of God who loved her family dearly. She was a very proud Grandma and Great-Grandma. Donna’s life was filled with love for others through her family and life’s work as an RN. She graduated from Methodist School of Nursing and went on to work not only at Methodist Hospital but facilities in Springfield and McClean, Virginia. She then returned to Peoria and completed her career at Proctor Hospital in 2000.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, January 24, 2020 at Christian Union Church in Metamora with Reverend Gary Salm officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to her service on Friday at the church. Burial will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Christian Union Church, 925 West Walnut Street, Metamora, IL 61548. Online condolences at www.masonfuneralhomes.com.
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