Donna R. Faust

PONTIAC — Donna R. Faust, 80, of Pontiac, passed away at 11:08 p.m. Monday (Sept. 9, 2019) at Good Samaritan Home in Pontiac.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at South Side Cemetery Mausoleum in Pontiac. A graveside service will be held following visitation at the cemetery with the Rev. Gretchen Stinebaugh officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Good Samaritan Home in Pontiac. Calvert & Martin Funeral Home, Pontiac, is handling arrangements for the family.

Donna was born Dec. 29, 1938, in Streator, a daughter of Minor and Gladys Wolbrant Duvall. She married Robert L. Faust on June 28, 1975, in Pontiac. He passed away May 12 of this year.

She is survived by her children, Theresa (Luis) Diaz, Pontiac, and William (Pam) Raber, Joliet; her grandchildren, Jessica (Kevin) Vernia, Josh Gernentz, JD Gernentz (fiancee, Maryssa McCoy), Bobby Raber, Jacque Arduini and Jason Arduini; her great-grandchildren, Caitlynn Vernia, David Gualandi, Jeffery Hamilton, Ryan and Brandon Langston and Ezrae Gernentz; and two brothers, Robert (Dorothy) Duvall, Streator, and Jerry (Carol) Duvall, Arkansas. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Judy Duvall and JoAnn Duvall Grimsley; and two daughters, Cheryl Gaydos and June Arduini.

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She was educated in the Streator schools. Donna was a lifetime member of the VFW Women's Auxiliary and the American Legion Women's Auxiliary. She enjoyed making quilts for family.

Donna was a loving mom, grandma, great-grandma, sister, aunt and friend who will be greatly missed.

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