Donna Kearns

Last Updated on June 6th, 2014

Written by Paul Bomleny

Donna Jean Kearns died on Thursday June 5, 2014 at Colonial Hall Rehabilitation Center. She was born April 19, 1930 to Kenneth and Treasie (Wirth) Einsele.  She Attended Bureau Township schools and graduated from LaMoille High School.  She then attended Brown’s Business School In Peoria.  She worked and retired from Lange’s Professional Art Studio in Princeton, IL.  She married Lowell Kearns on March 18, 1950 in LaMoille.  He preceded her in 2012.  She is survived by her children Diane Henderson and Larry Kearns.  Also by her grandchildren Kendra Henderson , Holly Shipp, Larry Kearns Jr. and special grandson Joshua Bettridge.  One sister Eileen Swanlund also survives.  She was an active member of Christ Community Church of Princeton where she was a past Sunday School teacher, member of several boards, the ladies group, and in charge of the kitchen for several years.  She was also preceded by her parents, husband  and one sister, Mary Bullington.  Visitation will be on Sunday from 5 to 7 pm at Norberg Memorial Home in Princeton.  Services will be Monday at 10 at Norberg Memorial Home.  Memorials may directed to Christ Community Church of Princeton or Colonial Hall.