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Donna Jean Lane

May 6th, 1933 – May 12th, 2022

Donna Jean Lane, 89, of Southington, CT, formerly of Springfield, IL, passed away at 10:52 am on May 12, 2022 at Southington Care Center in Southington, CT. She was born on May 6, 1933 in Fulton County, IL, the daughter of Harley and Ina Curless. Donna married Walter Burrell Lane on December 19, 1954 in Jacksonville, IL.

Survivors include her daughter, Rhonda (and Kevin) Spellacy of Vero Beach, FL, 2 grandsons, Matthew (and Jill) Spellacy of Palatine, IL and Daniel (and Kelly) Spellacy of Hoffman Estates, IL, 5 great-grandchidlren, and her brother Jackie L. Curless of Havana, IL.

Preceding Donna in death were her husband, Walter, son, Bradley Lane, brother, Donal Curless and her sister, Wilma Lawson.

Donna was a secretary for the State of Illinois for many years. She was a member of the Western Oak Baptist Church in Springfield, IL.

Donna loved homemaking, gardening and spending time with her family. Donna’s family would like to give a special thanks to the staff at Southington Care Center who cared for Donna with love and compassion in the last years of her life.

Services will be held at 11 am on Friday, May 20, 2022 at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria, IL. Pastor Matthew Thiner will be officiating. A visitation will take place 1 hour prior to the service on Friday. Interment will be in the Browning Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Childrens Hospital.