Donna Poston


Share
Posted Online: Dec. 23, 2012, 5:01 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Donna K. Poston, 59, of Rock Island, passed away Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at her home surrounded by family.
Visitation is 2 to 6 p.m., today at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Milan, where a prayer service will be held at 6 p.m. A private burial will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to the Donna Poston Memorial Fund or a charity of choice.
Donna was born on Jan. 3, 1953, in Moline, the daughter of the late Alvin Curry Jr. and Becky Briggs Crisel. She graduated from Rock Island High School in 1971.
She worked for 32 years at Blackhawk Bank and Trust where she was assistant cashier. She was married to the late Roy Gonzalez. She married William Poston on Nov. 6, 1998.
Donna was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Milan. She enjoyed getting together with people for fun, food, games and events.
Most importantly, she loved being a daughter, wife, mother and grandmother. Her family was more than just her relatives. She adopted many others into her life as part of her family.
Donna volunteered for many organizations such as the John Deere Classic, Festival of Trees, American Cancer Society, Relay For Life, American Diabetes Society, Gilda's Club Pink Ribbon Golf Classic, M.I.P Craft Show, Tug Fest of LeClaire, Milan Indian Summer Festival Volunteers, Adopt-A-School and Milan Little League, among many others.
Survivors include her husband, Bill; mother, Becky; mother-in-law, Delores Gonzalez; her children, Derek Gonzalez, Ryan (Jami) Gonzalez, Jenifer (Mike) Steichen and Lori (Craig) Hassan; brothers,
Steve (Brenda) Curry and Shawn (Marnita) Curry; sister, Julie Willet; grandchildren, Tyler, Emilie, Donovan, Stella, Jon "J.D.," Tyler, Dylan, Paige and Jack; several brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law; nieces; and nephews. Donna was preceded in death by her father and her mother-in-law, Adina Poston.












 



Local events heading








  Today is Wednesday, July 30, the 211th day of 2014. There are 154 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: After Sept. 1, every small box of matches will be required to have a 3 cent duty Lincoln stamp on it, and every large box will be one cent for every 100 matches.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Rock Island residents had contributed a total of $1,293 to the American Red Cross for the Johnstown flood relief fund.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Capt. Clark Means, new darkhorse twirler for the ARGUS staff, was in great form in his initial contest as a mound laborer. The result was that THE ARGUS trimmed the Union 6-5.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Hunter and Humprey Moody, young Decatur, Ill, brothers, lack only a few hours of establishing a new world light plane endurance record.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Gates of the 110th annual Mercer County Fair swing open tonight at Aledo for a full week of day and night activity. More that $36,000 will be paid in premiums and race purses.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The baseball field carved out of the cornfield near Dyersville, Iowa, continues to keep dreams alive for hundreds of visitors. Tourists from 26 state and France have visited Dan Lansing's farm to see the baseball diamond seen in the hit movie "Field of Dreams."






(More History)