Donna Lee Whitlatch, 69, of Cowden, IL, passed away at 10:29 PM Thursday Mar. 12, 2015 in her home.

A memorial service will be held at 2:30 PM Tuesday Mar. 17, 2015 in Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Shelbyville. Steve Markham will officiate. Interment will be later in New Hope Cemetery near Tower Hill.On line condolences may be directed to the Family atwww.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com.

Donna was born June 21, 1945 in Tower Hill, IL the daughter of Kilburn and Ethel Mose Whitlatch.

She worked as a nurse’s aid and nutritionist in area nursing homes.

Surviving are sons: John (Marcella) Whitlatch of Cowden and Michael (Michele) Whitlatch of Lakewood, IL; step-grandchildren: Velda Griffith, Perry Griffith, Felisha Sickles and Jeremy Sickles; step-great grandchildren: Justin, April, Nathaniel, Aleigha, Jaydon, Anthony and Aiyana; brothers and sisters: Dennis (Mary) Whitlatch of Tower Hill, Wanda Robison of Edinburg, IL, Les Whitlatch of Pana, IL ; Dorothy (Troy) Crouch of Assumption, IL and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Darrel Whitlatch, a sister in infancy and step-great grandchildren: Akeelah and Thomas.