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Donna Killian 04/28/2022

Donna Mae (McKahan) Killian
A lifelong resident of River Falls, WI passed away on Thursday, April 28, 2022, at Our House Senior Living, at the age of 86.  Donna was born on July 28, 1935. Donna graduated from River Falls High School in 1953. Donna was an active member of St. Bridget Catholic Church. She enjoyed camping, reading, walking, volunteering, and most of all, enjoying and supporting family and friends. She will be greatly missed. Donna is preceded in death by her parents, George and Agnes (Ray) McKahan; sisters, Corrine, Doris, and Mary Helen; brothers, Melvin and wife, Virginia, Raymond and wife, Betty, and Robert McKahan. Mother and father-in-law, William, SR and Dorothy Killian; brother-in-law, William JR and wife Beverly. Donna is survived by her loving husband Jim (J.J) of 63 years. Also surviving Donna are her daughter Beth (Rick) Nicholson; sons, Joe (Shelly) Killian, and David Killian. 5 grandchildren, Mike (Alyssa) Nicholson, Dan (Andrea) Nicholson, Lacey (Jack) Bruns, Luke Killian, and Travis (Kassie) Killian. 5 great-grandchildren, plus one on the way. Donna is also survived by many cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial was held Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 1:00 pm at St. Bridget Catholic Church (211 E Division St.) in River Falls.  Visitation was also Thursday from 12:00-1:00 pm at the church. Fellowship and refreshments followed the service in the parish hall. Any memorials may be directed to donors choice. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral and Cremation Services.

click here to watch Donna’s recorded service 

Donna’s Memorial Video

1 Comment

  • Lisa (McKahan) Hayes Posted May 12, 2022 11:56 am

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Hugs, thoughts and prayers for the whole family.

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