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Dona Howe Amdor

May 31, 1925 March 29, 2019
Dona Howe Amdor
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Obituary for Dona Howe Amdor

Dona Howe Amdor, 93, of Farmer City passed away at 1:55 A.M. Friday, March 29, 2019, at her residence.

Her funeral will be at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, Farmer City with Pastor Steve Anderson officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Farmer City. Visitation will be from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. Friday, April 5, 2019, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Cunningham Children’s Home, Urbana, Illinois, or Weedman United Methodist Church, Farmer City.

Dona was born May 31, 1925, at Bloomington, Illinois, a daughter of Frank L. & Elma Bailey Simpson. She married J. Maurice Howe on August 18, 1944, at Prairie Chapel Church, Farmer City. He passed away July 6, 2002. She later married Dr. John Amdor on January 1, 2004, at Weedman United Methodist Church, Farmer City. He passed away November 24, 2005.

Survived by her children, Sharon (Terry) Murphy of Castle Rock, CO; Sandra Atkinson of Monticello, IL; Kathy (Jerry) Hoover of New Carlisle, IN; Carole (Randy) Kopp of Farmer City, IL; Janet (Doyle) Otto of Farmer City, IL; Joe (Nancy) Howe of Farmer City, IL; 13 Grandchildren; 19 Great-grandchildren; 2 Great-great-grandchildren; sister, Ellen Reed of Mackinaw, IL.

Preceded in death by her husbands, J. Maurice Howe and Dr. John Amdor, parents, and an infant sister.

Dona attended Browns Business School, Illinois Commercial College and Indiana Central College. She was the active president and bookkeeper for the family farm corporation. She was a member of the Weedman United Methodist Church and played the piano or organ at the former Prairie Chapel Church and the Weedman United Methodist Church for 75 years. She enjoyed playing for nursing homes, weddings, funerals, and many other occasions. Dona was a member and past president of the Weedmen United Methodist Women and the Farmer City Shakespeare Club. She served on several boards including the Cunningham Children’s Home, was a volunteer at the Farmer City Nursing Home and a volunteer driver for people in the community. She loved her music, her family and her God.


Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

5

Apr

5:00 PM 4/5/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 4/5/2019 7:00:00 PM
Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Homes - Farmer City Chapel

106 N. Main St.
Farmer City, IL 61842

Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Homes - Farmer City Chapel
106 N. Main St. Farmer City 61842 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

6

Apr

10:00 AM 4/6/2019 10:00:00 AM
Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Homes - Farmer City Chapel

106 N. Main St.
Farmer City, IL 61842

Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Homes - Farmer City Chapel
106 N. Main St. Farmer City 61842 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Maple Grove Cemetery Final Resting Place

Royal Road
Farmer City, IL 61842

Royal Road Farmer City 61842 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Weedman United Methodist Church

Cunningham Children's Home

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