- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)47
- Neelys Landing man shot, killed by highway patrol trooper after traffic stop (05/01/16)42
- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)8
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)40
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- 2016 All-Missourian Boys Basketball (04/29/16)
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)3
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
HE WAS BORN JAN. 17, 1944, AT MANILA, ARK., SON OF JOSEPH A. AND DOROTHY HATCHER DONNER. HE AND TAMARA PAYNE WERE MARRIED DEC. 10, 1987 AT POPLAR BLUFF, MO.
DONNER WAS A FARMER, MEMBER OF ST. FRANCIS XAVIER CATHOLIC CHURCH IN SIKESTON AND WAS A MEMBER OF THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS.
SURVIVORS INCLUDE HIS WIFE; FIVE SONS, JOE DONNER OF CLANTON, ALA., JAMES DONNER OF SIKESTON, TROY, STEPHEN AND DON DONNER ALL OF PUXICO; THREE SISTERS, BETTY JO KENNEDY OF SIMI VALLEY, CALIF., JUANITA J. LEIBLE OF OWENSBORO, KY., DARLENE YANCY OF SIKESTON; AND TWO GRANDCHILDREN.
HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY ONE SISTER.
FRIENDS MAY CALL AT NUNNELEE FUNERAL CHAPEL IN SIKESTON FROM 9-11 A.M. MONDAY.
FUNERAL WILL BE AT 11 A.M. MONDAY AT ST. FRANCIS XAVIER CATHOLIC CHURCH IN SIKESTON. THE REV. MSGR. RICHARD C. ROWLING WILL OFFICIATE, WITH BURIAL AT GARDEN OF MEMORIES CEMETERY IN SIKESTON.