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SOUTH PEKIN ~ Donna J. Fischer, 82, of South Pekin, passed away at 2:15 p.m. Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Heddington Oaks in Peoria.

Born November 30, 1937 in Pekin to Clarence and Alyne (Brooks) Tucker, she married Bernard Fischer in Indiana. He preceded her in death on June 5, 2009.

Surviving are two daughters, April (Tony) Richardson of Green Valley and Tonia (Kevin) Hearn of Bethany; three grandchildren, Christopher and Ashley Backes, Colton Etter; and one great grandchild, Elyse Backes.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and one son, Michael Fischer.

Donna was a homemaker who enjoyed spending time with her family.

Her funeral will be at 12:00 p.m. Thursday, December 12, 2019 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. Chaplain Larry Hearn will officiate. Visitation will be from 11 to 12:00 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will be at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin.

Memorial contributions may be made to Shriner’s Hospital for Children 2211 N Oak Park Ave, Chicago, IL 60707.

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