Miller Donham

Miller Donham, 96, of the Bridges of Columbia, IL, born Friday, March 6, 1914, in Springerton, IL, died Sunday, June 6, 2010 in Columbia, IL.

Proud Army veteran of WW II who landed on Utah Beach on D-Day, June 6, 1944 and left this life sixty six years later on the same date.

Mr. Donham worked as a Foreman/Switchman for Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis. He was a member of AMVETs, Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, and Over the Hill Gang.

 He was preceded in death by:

  • Parents: Jasper Clinton and Myrtle nee Miller Donham
  • Daughter: M. Kathleen Donham
  • Brothers:
    • Vincent Donham
    • Loren Donham
    • Clayton Donham
    • Dayton Donham
    • James Donham
    • Robert Donham
    • August Owen Donham
  • Sisters:
    • Evah Durer
    • Alice Johnson
    • Wilma Robinson
    • Lorraine Vera

Surviving are his:

  • Wife: Delrose nee Barbier Donham of Columbia, IL
  • Son: Dennis E. (Rose) Donham of Wexford, PA
  • Daughter: Phyllis (Cardon) Lackey of Columbia, IL
  • 3 Grandchildren:
    • Michele (James) Schwab
    • Stephen (Kimberly) Lackey
    • Matthew Donham
  • 4 Great Grandchildren:
    • Jocee Lackey Hoffman
    • Tasha Lackey Hoffman
    • Calvin Lackey
    • Claire Lackey
  • Dear Nieces and Nephews

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army or donors choice

Visitation: Friends may call from 4-8 P.M., Tuesday, June 8 and 12-1:00pm, Wednesday, June 9 at the Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, IL

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 1:00pm Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Rev. Bob Gay officiating. Interment will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL

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