Donna M. VanPreter, 74, of East Alton, passed away at 5:35 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at home.
She was born in Carrollton in November of 1940, the daughter of Floyd and Marie Eby.
Donna married Charles A. VanPreter in 1957 in Alton. He preceded her in death on Aug. 13, 1985.
She is survived by two sons, Charles “Hawk” VanPreter of East Alton, and Mike and his wife, Jenny VanPreter of Illinois; a daughter, Constance Rene Barber of Ohio; and two granddaughters, Christina Lynn VanPreter and Brittany Barber.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Floyd Earl Eby and Ivan Eby.
Visitation will be 9 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, at Staten-Fine Funeral Home in Alton with Pastor Charles West officiating.
Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made the Alzheimer’s Association.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.staten-fine.com.