Helen V. McDonald

helen mcdonald

April 20, 1922 ~ January 27, 2006

Born in: Taylorville, Illinois
Resided in: Taylorville, Illinois

Helen V. McDonald, 83, of Taylorville died Friday, January 27, 2006 at Meadow Manor Nursing Home, Taylorville at 2:45 P.M.

She was born April 20, 1922 in Taylorville to Herbert and Lula (Molohon) Longden. She married Mark T. McDonald on November 28, 1941in St. Charles, MO. She was a homemaker and the bookkeeper for McDonald Elevator, Taylorville. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and a member of Methodist Women, and charter member of Taylorville Women’s Club.

She is survived by her Daughters: Myrna (husband Joe) Hauser of Taylorville, Loretta (husband Bill) Schaper of Napa, CA, Gloria Vallas (husband Steve) of Decatur; sons: Matthew McDonald (wife Mary Ann) of Taylorville, Myron McDonald of Taylorville, Gerald McDonald (wife Pat) of Litchfield; 10 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and one grandson.

Visitation will be held at Shafer Funeral Home on Sunday, January 29, 2006 from 3:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. Funeral service will be held at Shafer Funeral Home, Taylorville on Monday, January 30, 2006 at 10:00 A.M. with Rev. Bill Frazier officiating. Burial will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, Taylorville, Alzheimer Association, or Meadow Manor Nursing Home, Taylorville.

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