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Frances Marie Witges

June 29, 1940 ~ August 16, 2017 (age 77)

Frances Marie Witges, 77, of Galatia, Illinois passed away at 5:20 A.M. August 16, 2017 at her residence in Galatia, Illinois. She was born June 29, 1940 in Salem, Illinois to the late Fred Clifton and Ethel Mai (Brown) Haney.

Frances married Robert A. Witges on August 20, 1994 in Galatia, Illinois. They were blessed with nearly 23 years of marriage. He survives along with her children, Deborah Prince and husband, William in Texico, Illinois, Beverly Easley of Bluford, Illinois, Kelly Donoho in Galatia, Illinois, and Brian Donoho and wife, Deanne of Salem, Illinois; grandchildren, Jennifer Prince, Mary Jo Connaway, Joseph Prince, Uriah Easley, Naomi Easley, Amber Easley, and Levi Donoho; sixteen great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; siblings, Nola Peterson and husband, Bill of Salem, Illnois, Richard Parrish and wife, Cathy of Salem, Illinois, and Darrell Parrish and wife, Sue of Florida; and sister-in-law, Ruth Parrish.

In addition to her parents, Frances was preceded in death by her son, Melvin Edward “Sonny” Donoho, Jr. and brother, Dwight Parrish.

Frances’ faith was very important to her. She read her bible every morning. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family. Frances’ kid’s meant the world to her. She was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew her.

Visitation will be held Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 9:30 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. at Newell Funeral Home in Waltonville, Illinois with Funeral Service following at 11:00 A.M. with Brother Bill Prince officiating. Interment will follow at Wheaton Cemetery in Wheaton, Illinois. Memorials: Through the Bible with Les Feldick.

Call Newell Funeral Home - Mount Vernon at 618-246-0100 or Newell Funeral Home - Waltonville at 618-279-7272 or visit newellfuneralhome.com for further information.


 Service Information

Visitation
Saturday
August 19, 2017

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Newell Funeral Home
505 E Main Street
Waltonville, IL 62894

Funeral Service
Saturday
August 19, 2017

11:00 AM
Newell Funeral Home
505 E Main Street
Waltonville, IL 62894


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