Donna M. Chapman Lee, 74 of Aledo, formerly of Stark County, died Thursday, May 26, 2022, at Mercer Manor, Aledo. A Celebration of Donna’s life will be held from 12 to 2 p.m., Saturday, June 11, at Speer Funeral Home, Aledo. Memorials may be left to the Mercer County Animal Shelter. Condolences may be left at speerfuneralhome.com.
Donna May was born on December 24, 1947, along with her twin Edie, to Robert and Mary Ann (Crum) Chapman in Keithsburg, IL. She worked in both retail and office management. She enjoyed gardening, especially flowers; animals, especially cats; was an avid reader; and loved to go shopping. She just adored children, especially her great-granddaughters.
Those left to cherish Donna’s memory include her sons and daughter-in-law: Tom and Norma Nelson of Wyoming, IL, Anthony Nelson of Morehead, MN, and Andrew Lee of Tremont, IL; siblings: William Chapman of Sterling, IL, Rosemary Dellitt of Rock Falls, IL, Edie Willits of Aledo, Rick Chapman of Fenton, IL, and Susie (Michael) Hendricks of Manito, IL; grandchildren: Joe and Marianne Collins, Chris and Brittany Collins, and Jesse and Kelsie Schluter; and great-grandchildren: Madi, Emmy, Norah, and 2 lovingly expected. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings: Donald Chapman, Roberta Overturf, and Robert Chapman.