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“So sorry to hear of you and your families loss of Donna Chris. My prayers will be with you and the family. ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Randy DeGroot - Rock Falls, IL

“Chris and Connor, words cannot express how sorry I am for your loss. She was a very special lady. May you find peace and comfort in the days ahead...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Kim Cook - Lanark, IL

“Donna and I traveled together for work in the early 1990's. We saw many cities and historic landmarks including the Twin Towers. This memory has...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Kathy Funk - Thomson, IL - Friend

“Donna you will forever be remembered such a wonderful friend I hope you and Sue are sipping coffee and back to your continued friendship in the sky ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Penny Redell - Tampico, IL


Donna Marie DeGroot, 61, of Lanark, died on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at her home. Donna was born on March 15, 1961 in Milledgeville, the daughter of Charlie and Leila (Finzel) Grimes Jr. She married Chris DeGroot on March 18, 2005 in Morrison. Donna was employed with Elkay for 30 years, as well as Rayovac for 20 years.

Survivors include her husband Chris, of Lanark, one son, Conner DeGroot, of Shannon; three sisters, Nancy (Bill) Schell of Milledgeville, Debra Richardson of Oregon, and Sharon (Don) Brinkley of Forreston; and three brothers, Charles (Alice) Grimes of Polo, George (Valerie) Grimes of Oregon, and Harold Grimes of Polo.

Donna was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be held from 10:00am to 12:00pm on Monday, May 2, 2022 at McDonald Funeral Home, 1002 12th Ave, Rock Falls. Cremation rites will follow. Graveside service will be held at 11:00am on Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at Bethel Cemetery in Milledgeville.