Donna Jean Fernekes, 51, passed away Thursday, Dec. 26, 2012, after losing her courageous battle with cancer. She was surrouned by her loving family at Pepper Family Hospice in Barrington.
She was born March 25, 1961, in Elgin.
Donna enjoyed vacationing with family, tending to her extensive flower garden, and sharing time with her large circle of friends.
Donna is survived by her husband of 15 years, Dave; daughter Nicole; son Michael; sisters Catherine (Tim) Schulze, Jackie (Mike) Maturo, and Patty Mitchell; brother Tom (Linda) Kranz; and parents, John and Mary Jane Kranz.
She was preceded in death by her brother Mike.
Visitation will be held from 3 until 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, with service at 7 p.m. at Davenport Family Funeral Home, 149 W. Main St, Barrington.
Interment will be private.
Donna’s family would like to thank the caring staff at Pepper Family Hospice for the exceptional care she received.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Hospice Foundation of Northeastern Illinois, 405 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, IL 60010.