Sheryl Donner

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Sheryl Ann Donner, 68, of Whitewater passed away Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.

She was born June 27, 1943, in Gideon, Mo., daughter of Roland and Alice Smith Ramage. She and Ray Donner were married Oct. 9, 1962, in Holcomb, Mo.

Prior to becoming a stay-home mother, Sheryl was a line supervisor many years at the former Premineer Corp. in Warrenton, Mo.

Survivors include her loving husband of nearly 49 years, Ray Donner of Whitewater; three sons, Eddie Donner of Scopus, Mo., Ronnie (Juanita) Donner of Cape Girardeau and Keith (Heather) Donner of Whitewater; a stepdaughter, Kim (Jeff) Orton of Phoenix; eight grandchildren, Brandon and wife Rebecca, Erin, Greg, Kamren, Jamie, Taylor, Madison and Kaden; a stepgrandson, Tyler; a great-grandson, Carson; and a sister, Linda (Willard) Cohen of Jackson.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Larry and Ronnie Ramage; and a sister, Dorris Sullinger.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Grant Gillard officiating.

A committal service will be at 3 p.m. Monday at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield.

Memorial donations may be made to the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau.

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