Donna Lee Lynn April 9, 1938 - May 3, 2015

    Donna Lee Lynn, 77, of Oakford, passed away at 10:21 a.m. on Sunday, May 3, at St. John’s Hospice. She was born April 9, 1938, in Springfield, the daughter of Irving and Edna Diers Zuhlke.  Donna married Larry Lynn on Sept. 8, 1957.
    Donna is survived by her husband, Larry, of Oakford; daughter, Kim (Stan) Edge of Springfield; son, Jeff (Lori) Lynn of Oakford; seven grandchildren: Tyler (Rachel) Edge of West Des Moines, Iowa, Clarissa (Ben) Richardson of Pullman, Wash., Mattie Edge of Bloomington, Ind., Will Edge of Iowa City, Iowa, Jared (fiancée Stephanie Kennedy) Lynn of Chatham, Tanner Lynn of Oakford and Tucker Lynn of Charlottesville, Va., and 11 foreign exchange student “grandchildren.” She is also survived by a sister, Diane (Len) Ottino of Petersburg.
    Donna worked as a secretary for the PORTA school district for almost 40 years. She started at the Oakford Elementary School, later moved to PORTA Middle School and then retired from PORTA Central. She was also a member of the Oakford United Methodist Church.
    Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 6, at 10 a.m. at Oakford United Methodist Church with burial following at Lynn-Hickey Cemetery. Visitation was held from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, at Hurley Funeral Home in Petersburg.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Oakford United Methodist Church or St. John’s Hospice.
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    Hurley Funeral Home of Petersburg is assisting the family with arrangements.

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