Donna Lund Dunlap of Milan, Illinois, passed away peacefully in Topeka, Kansas on November 11, 2023 with her family. She was born November 29, 1929 in rural Cambridge, Illinois, the daughter of Willard and Jane Nash Lund. She attended SunnySide Grade School, graduated from Cambridge High School in 1947, and attended American Institute of Commerce. She was active in Henry County 4-H and Rural Youth and was employed as secretary to the Henry County Farm Advisor.
She married Carroll Dunlap January 15, 1950 at Cambridge Lutheran Church. Mrs. Dunlap worked at Taylor Ridge Post Office for 24 years, retiring as Postmaster. She was a member of the National Association of Postmasters. Donna was a member of Edgington Evangelical Presbyterian Church where she served as Elder, Deacon, Trustee, and Sunday School teacher. She was a 4-H leader and Home Extension member.
Donna enjoyed visiting her family in Colorado and Kansas and spending winters in Mercedes, Texas. Her hobbies were golfing, playing cards, sewing, and reading.
Survivors include two daughters, Wanda (Peter) Bonnel, Topeka, Kansas, and Phyllis (Dallas) Lemon, Englewood, Colorado; Grandchildren Trina (Tom) Bohannon, Centennial, Colorado, Josh (Genesee) Lemon, Firestone, Colorado, Megha Bonnel (Brandon Mulkey), Topeka, Kansas, Deva (Candice) Bonnel, Lawrence, Kansas; ten Great-Grandchildren; brother-in-law Norman (Janet) Dunlap, Milan, Illinois, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; brother Levern Lund, sisters Jean Clark and Evelyn Richter, and sister-in-law Doris Stetson.
Donna spent her last five years in her Topeka, Kansas apartment at Arbor Court and enjoyed her friends and time there very much.
Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 18th at Edgington Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 13228 140th Street W in Edgington. The family will receive friends and visitors for an hour before the service. Interment will be at Rock Island Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the Church Mission Fund.
Dove Cremations and Funerals Southwest Chapel is assisting the family.
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