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Donna M. (Heck) Beede

September 30, 1930 ~ April 18, 2021 (age 90)


Donna M. Beede, 90, of Milan, formerly of Aledo, IL died Sunday, April 18, 2021 at her daughter’s home in Moline. Cremation has been accorded and a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. A memorial fund will be established.  Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo is in charge of arrangements and online condolences can be made at

She was born September 30, 1930 in rural Aledo to Donnie and Maxine Greer Heck. She graduated from Aledo High School and received her Associate’s Degree in Nursing from Blackhawk College.

Donna was employed as a Registered Nurse at East Moline State Hospital for 7 years and the Utah State Hospital for 13 years.

She enjoyed sewing, reading, singing and visiting.

Survivors include 2 daughters, Elaine (Brian Bringolf) Polton of Moline, Maxine DeLeon of Provo, Utah; 8 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; two sisters, Ethel Carlson of Galesburg, Janet Rader of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin; a brother, Harold “Spike” Heck of Aledo.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, an infant daughter, Sharon Lee; one brother, Kenneth; one sister, Fay.

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