Donna Prentiss

April 17, 1925 — July 10, 2016

Donna Prentiss

Donna F. Prentiss, 91, of Galesburg, formerly of Aledo, Illinois, died Sunday, July 10, 2016 at St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg.

Memorial services are 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 16th at Messiah Lutheran Church, Aledo.  Private interment will be at a later date on the Prentiss lot in New Boston Cemetery.  Memorials may be left for Messiah Lutheran Church, Aledo, where Donna was a former member.  Dennison Funeral Home, Aledo is handling arrangements.

Donna was born April 17, 1925 in Keithsburg, Illinois a daughter of Arthur and Anna Hite Fullerton.  She was educated in  Keithsburg schools before going on to study at Western Illinois University, Macomb and Brown’s Business College, Galesburg.  In 1948, she married Leighton Cozart, they later divorced.  On July 30, 1951 in Aledo, she married Stanton H. Prentiss.  They were married until his death on August 12, 1977.  She then married Glenn W. Appleton in Rock Island on February 14, 1984.  The marriage was cut short when he passed away on August 12, 1986.

Survivors include step-children:  Thomas (Helen) Appleton, Springfield, IL, Mark Appleton, Aledo, IL and Alice (Gary) Franks, Riverside, IL; five step-grandsons; nephew:  John Fullerton and nieces:  Amelia Helm and Augusta Woodley.

She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 husbands, step-daughter: Diane Prentiss Shugart, brother:  Curtis Fullerton and sister:  Leolah Simpkins.

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