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Donna Jean Bishop Austin
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Birth: Jul. 21, 1934
Tazewell County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 14, 2009
Tazewell County
Illinois, USA

PEKIN, IL - Donna Jean Austin, 74, of 4507 Greenlawn Court passed away at 8:07 p.m. Thursday, May 14, 2009, at Pekin Hospital.

Born July 21, 1934, in Pekin to George and Louise (Stark) Bishop, she married Arnold Edward Austin on March 19, 1965, in Peoria. He survives.

Also surviving are three daughters, Christie L. (Bob) Counterman of Marquette Heights, Lori A. Austin and Lisa M. (Dr. Brendon) Johnson, both of Pekin; two grandsons, Daniel J. Counterman and Joshua M. Counterman, both of Marquette Heights; one brother, George Bishop Jr. of Gladewater, Texas; and two sisters, Helen Piscaglia of Bartonville and Dorothy (Robert) Talbott of Manito.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one infant daughter, Kathy Austin.

A homemaker, Donna devoted her life to her children and grandchildren.

She was a member of Parkway Christian Church in Pekin.

Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Preston-Hanley Funeral Home, Pekin Chapel. The Rev. Andrew Ramey will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin.

Memorial contributions may be made to Parkway Christian Church, 2221 N. Parkway Drive, Pekin, IL 61554.

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Published in the Peoria Journal Star on 5/16/2009
Glendale Memorial Gardens
Tazewell County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: May 23, 2009
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Donna Jean <i>Bishop</i> Austin
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