MATTOON -- Donna Dean Homan, age 92, of Mattoon, IL passed away early in the morning of January 1, 2019 at Morning Side Assisted Living in Laurel, MD.
Graveside Services honoring her life will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at Calvary Cemetery, Mattoon, IL. Schilling Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Donna was born on July 18, 1926 in Charleston, IL, the daughter of Chester and Ethel (Buffenmeyer) Irby. She married Burnett Homan on July 1, 1946. He preceded her in death on August 30, 2010.
Survivors include her loving children, Gregory Homan of Big Spring, TX and Diana Moore of Laurel, MD; grandchildren, Michelle Homan-Seghier of Big Spring, TX, Kerri Gates-Constantine of Clarksburg, MD and Kristine Gates-Gibbs of Annapolis, MD; great-grandchild, Grady Constantine of Clarksburg, MD; brother, Gary Irby of Adelphi, MD; nieces and nephews, Hannah Irby of Brooklyn, NY, Emma Irby of Philadelphia, PA and Grayson Irby of Boulder, CO. Donna was preceded in death by her parents, husband and sister, Jeannie Irby.
Donna and Burnett spent their lives dedicated to raising their family. They enjoyed traveling, listening to music and dancing. Together they shared a community of friendships in Mattoon. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
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