Dr. Donna J. Thomason, age 63 of Filmore, formerly of St. Louis
and Urbana, IL, passed away at 10:53 p.m. Sunday, March 13, 2016 in Vandalia, IL.
A celebration of Donna’s life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 9, 2016 at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Ramseier and George Thomason officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. Saturday until service time at Donnell-Wiegand.
Donna Jane Thomason, the daughter of the late Raymond Thomason and E. Pauline Fulk Thomason of Flora, was born on June 4, 1952 in Highland. Donna was raised on the Thomason Farm south of Greenville, later near Beaver Creek. She attended the public schools and graduated from Greenville High School as Salutatorian. Donna received her Doctor of Veterinarian Medicine from from University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and worked in Paducah, Kentucky and Ann Arbor, Michigan for 20 years. Donna then received her Masters in Computer Science from The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. Donna has worked for Ascension Health as System Administrator for the past 10 years.
Donna is survived by her mother Pauline Thomason of Flora, IL, siblings: Buster Thomason of Grayville, IL, Raymond (Jackie) Thomason of Panama Beach, FL. George (Samantha) Thomason of Xenia, IL, Eleanor (Rev. Tim) Ramseier of Terre Haute, IN., Georgia (James) Ewing of Flora, IL, 18 nieces and nephews, 16 great-nieces and nephews and 1 great-great-niece.
Donna is preceded in death by her father Raymond Thomason and 1 nephew.