Bethel, Donna


Died: July 10, 2012

Normal-Donna D. Bethel, 83, of Normal, passed away at 6:10 a.m. Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at Heritage Health Care in Normal.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, July 13, 2012 at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the funeral home on Friday. Entombment will be at Park Hill Mausoleum. Memorials may be made to Community Cancer Center or CISAR Animal Shelter.

Donna was born January 25, 1929 in Colfax, IL., to Clarence and Wanda (Hardy) Harms. She married Albert W. Bethel on September 14, 1949 in Colfax, IL. He preceded her in death on October 28, 2008.

She is survived by one son, Steve (Carole Erwin) Bethel of Hudson, IL; one grandson, Wes Bethel; one granddaughter, Sarah (Josh) Berger and five great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Darlene Gillan and one brother, Nolan Harms.

Donna was a secretary at Fairview School Unit 5 and Country Financial.

Donna was a former member of University Christian Church.

Her family would like to thank everyone at Heritage Health Carer and Advocate BroMenn Hospice.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Ruestman Harris Funeral

508 S Main St
Eureka, IL
Phone: (309) 467-2423