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Donna J. (Johnston) Hintermeister

May 31, 1935 ~ February 9, 2020 (age 84)


Donna J. Hintermeister, 84, of Rock Island, formerly of Preemption, passed away Sunday February 9, 2020 at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.

Services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday at Preemption United Methodist Church, Preemption, IL. Burial will be in Preemption Cemetery. Visitation will be 4:00 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, 201 4th Ave. East, Milan. Memorials may be made to Preemption United Methodist Church.

Donna was born May 31, 1935 in Preemption, a daughter of Cecil and Susie Williams Johnston. She graduated from Sherrard High School, Class of 1953, and attended Western Illinois University.

Donna and Dr. Glenn Hintermeister were united in marriage on September 24, 1955 in Preemption. He preceded her in death on April 8, 1987.

Donna assisted her husband for many years at the Preemption Veterinary Clinic. She later worked at Village Flower Shop, Milan, Kilcoin Auction Service and at HyVee for many years.

Donna enjoyed gardening, sewing, and needlework. She was an avid University of Illinois, Chicago Bears, and Sherrard High School sports fan.

Surviving are her children, Mary Sue (Dave Ramsey) Hintermeister, Milan, Sally McCurdy, Alpha, IL, and John (Lisa) Hintermeister, Kildeer, IL; grandchildren, Carrie McCurdy, Moline, Alex (Kathleen) McCurdy, Monroe, LA, and Augustus and Millicent Hintermeister, Kildeer; great grandchildren, Lucas McCurdy and Elliott and Emma Lafferty; sister, Juanita Sondgeroth, Mendota, IL; numerous nieces and nephews; and special family friend, Diana Tindall, whom she considered one of her own.

Donna was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son-in-law, Brent McCurdy; and brother, Russell Johnston.

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February 11, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home & Crematory
201 4th Ave E.
Milan, IL 61264

Funeral Service
February 12, 2020

10:00 AM
Preemption United Methodist Church (Beverly)

February 12, 2020

Preemption Cemetery
Hwy 67
Preemption, IL 61276

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