Donna J. Kern

Donna Kern

Donna J. Kern, age 77, of Riverside. Beloved wife of Keith DiGioia; loving mother of Lisa (Cindie Winnings) Olson, Tracy Kreiss, Blythe (the late Victor) Chavarria, Robert Becker; grandmother of Samantha (William), Amanda (Orane), Kenneth, James, BriAnn, Lauren (Daniel), Jacob, Tyler, Alexis, MaKenna, Parker and Zoey; great grandmother of Koa, Ember, Liam, Miley, Bindie, Addi, Axton and Ryder; sister of Arlene (the late Ron) Lindell and Alan (Patricia) Kern; aunt of many nieces a nephew.

Memorial Visitation Friday, March 22, 2024 from 3:00 P.M. to time of Service 8:00 P.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 9445 31st Brookfield, IL 60513

Interment Private

Memorials appreciated to the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois, 215 W Illinois St #1c, Chicago, IL 60654

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  1. Bob & Dawn Percy condolence:

    Dawn and I are so sorry for the loss of Donna. We are praying for all of the family. God bless you all.

  2. Ron Becker condolence:

    Prayers to all she was a wonderful woman wife grandmother great grandmother and aunt to many.She will be missed by many.Rest in peace Donna

  3. Angela Sheppard condolence:

    Lisa and Family,
    Dick and I are so sorry for your loss. We pray for peace and love of life.
    We love Lisa and Cindie so much.
    Your Friends Dick and Angie Sheppard

  4. Theresa Roach condolence:

    Lisa, please accept my condolences and prayers to you and your family on your mom’s passing. May your memories help carry you through this difficult time and always. Theresa

  5. Bruce Higgins condolence:

    My sincere condolences to Donna’s entire family especially her children who she loved with all her heart. You are all in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

  6. Al Palacz condolence:

    My deepest condolences.

  7. Bexky condolence:

    My deepest condolences on the passing of your beloved mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

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