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Donna Tabbert

Donna Lee Tabbert

September 20th, 1931 - April 18th, 2024

Donna's Obituary

Donna Lee Tabbert, age 92, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 18th, 2024, at Hanson Assisted Living in Stevensville, Michigan.

She was born on September 20th, 1931, in Waukegan, Illinois to Don and Hazel (Loy) Schley. She attended school in Wadsworth and stayed with her grandparents while her parents bought a farm in Owen Wisconsin. She married Bernard Francis Tabbert at the First Presbyterian Church of Waukegan in 1953 and made their home on Greenwood Ave. Donna was a faithful member of that church for 50 years. After moving to Marinette, Wisconsin to be near her daughter, she attended Pioneer Presbyterian Church of Marinette, Wisconsin. Toward the later part of her life Donna was fortunate to have a wonderful time living with her cousin and best friend, Mary Wilson.

She is survived by her older sister Carol, her younger sister; Nancy (Salmela), her brother; William “Bill” Schley, daughter, Susan (Darwin Brown), David (Barbara Kelly) Tabbert. Donna has 3 grandchildren, Christopher Brown, Kira Brown, and Kelsey Tabbert. She also has 3 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Family, friends, and others whose lives Donna touched are invited to a Celebration of Life on Saturday, May 18, 2024, at 11:00 am at the First Presbyterian Church of Waukegan, 122 Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Waukegan, IL., to reminisce, grieve and support each other and of course chat.

Those wishing to leave an online condolence may do so at www.heritage-chapel.com.

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