Donna May La Foe

Dec. 13, 1943-July 27, 2020


Donna May La Foe, 76, of rural Veedersburg passed away at her home Monday, July 27, 2020.

Donna was born Dec. 13, 1943, at Danville, Illinois, the daughter of George Wesley and Anna Eliza (Pitchford) Boyd. She married Paul William “Dutch” La Foe on Nov. 30, 1963, at Westville, Illinois.

She is preceded in death by her parents; son Wes La Foe; sister Jackie; and nephew Robert.

Surviving family include: her husband, Paul William “Dutch” La Foe, Veedersburg; two daughters, Jodi L. (John P. “JP”) Curtis and Peggy A. Bowling, both of Veedersburg; sister Rita L. Cotten, Yeddo; six grandchildren, Adam (Kim) Keeling, April (Chris) Hensler, Caleb (Lizzie) Bowling, Landon (Amber) Curtis, Kaitlyn Curtis and Kathryn Curtis; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Donna attended Westville High School and had formerly attended Salem United Methodist Church near Covington. She had been employed at local sewing factories throughout her life, and for many of those years at Steel-Grip in Kingman.

She also enjoyed sewing at home, including alterations, crocheting, quilting and even some upholstery work. She enjoyed traveling around the area with Dutch in their antique cars and attending local car shows. She loved her fur babies, Kirby and Maggie. Most of all she loved and enjoyed her family and friends.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Friday, July 31 at Dickerson Funeral Home, Veedersburg, with Pastor Dave Sims officiating. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home and continue until the time of service at 1 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Veedersburg Fire Department.

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