obit Donna Codner picDonna J. (Caldwell) Codner, 64, died Saturday, June 13, in a Peoria Illinois Hospice House after a three-year battle with complications associated with cancer. She was born on April 1, 1951 and was the daughter of the late John T. and Artie J. (Riley) Caldwell.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, John Caldwell Jr and her son, Dennis W. (Barty) Heavelyn. She is survived by her partner, Rick McBride of Lewistown, Ill.; sister-in-laws, Pauline and Bert also of Illinois; daughter, Jeanna (Virgil) Hershberger of Dellroy, Ohio; grandsons, Justin (Tynne) Heavelyn and Brandon McCreary; and a sister, Jennifer (Kelly) Love of Bowerston, Ohio.

Donna made her life career caring for the elderly and retired from Clayberg Nursing Home in Illinois. She enjoyed a quiet life with family and friends. A private family service will be held at Tunnel Hill Cemetery in Bowerston, Ohio.