Birth Date: December 31, 1928
Death Date: January 24, 2018
Donna M. Boaz, 89, of Decatur, passed away Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at Decatur Memorial Hospital.
Donna was born December 31, 1928, in Vandalia, IL to Vallee R. and Dorothy (Kingston) Pacatte. She married Herbert Wayne Boaz on April 18, 1953 in Jefferson, Co. He passed away February 24, 1991. Donna helped establish the Stevenson Grade School Library. She loved cooking and was a well known chef in Vandalia.
She is survived by her son, Randall (Susan) Boaz of Decatur; and three sisters-in-law, Deane Pacatte of North Las Vegas, NV, Millie Blaylock of Assumption and Betty Howe of Ocala, FL.
She is preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Nick Pacatte and Carl Pacatte; and one sister, Nadine Pacatte.
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Donna Boaz will be 1 p.m. Monday, January 29, 2018, at the Star of Hope Mausoleum in Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Monday before the service. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the family.
The family of Donna Boaz is being served by Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL. Please view the online obituary, send condolences, and share memories at www.gracelandfairlawn.com.