Donna Kathern Howard, 80, of Sparta IL; born on April 17, 1941 in Red Bud, IL; passed away on Sunday, January 9, 2022 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.
Donna liked to play Bingo and read. She loved visiting with her family, especially her grandchildren. Another person she enjoyed spending time with was her good friend, Sharon Hill. Rhonda Mahan is also a good friend that was always there for Donna whenever she needed help getting to any appointments.
She was preceded in death by her parents – Lacey and Pauline (Bergfield) Ferguson; daughter – Kathy Hoskin; brother – Garland Ferguson.
Donna is survived by four children – Michelle (Roger) Seyferth of Sparta, IL, Kristi (Rusty) Jennings of Marion, IL, Michael Hoskin of Chester, IL, and Kandace Hoskin of Campbell Hill, IL; seven grandchildren – Calysia Hoskin of Chicago, IL, Ashley (Jason) Westenberger of Sparta, IL, Amanda Boyt of Marion, IL, Brittany Wanless of Sparta, IL, Kayla (Caleb) Owens of Campbell Hill, IL, Allyson Boyt of Marion, IL, and Haylee Jennings of Marion, IL; four great grandchildren – Jubilee Owens of Campbell Hill, IL, Sapphire Owens of Campbell Hill, IL, Faithlynn Wanless of Sparta, IL, and Colton Wanless of Sparta, IL; two sisters – Pat (Bob) Ward of Wichita, KS and Carmen Ferguson of San Antonio, TX; one brother – Ricky (Becky) Ferguson of Haysfield, KS.
Graveside services will be held at Cutler Cemetery on Saturday, April 23, 2022 at 12:00 p.m.
Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL is in charge of arrangements.