Donna L. Rahn, 78, of rural Atkinson, died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at Hillcrest Home, Geneseo. Funeral services celebrating her life were held on Monday, Dec. 3, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Edford Township, rural Geneseo. The Rev. Chris Bushre officiated. Burial was in St. John's Cemetery. A visitation was held Sunday, Dec. 2 at the Geneseo Chapel of Vandemore Funeral Homes, Ltd. Memorials may be left to the St. John's Lutheran Church Building Fund.
She was born on Oct. 3, 1934, in Cambridge, the daughter of Milton and Maude (Baldwin) Yarger. She was a graduate of Cambridge High School. She married James D. Rahn on May 9, 1954, in Kewanee. She belonged to St. John's Lutheran Church and enjoyed bingo, cards, traveling to Arizona for the winer and spending time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, Jim; two daughters and spouses, Kathy and Kevin Remick of Cambridge and Cindy and Jim Bishop of Kirkwood; one son and spouse, Dennis and Gigi Rahn of Lena; seven grandchildren, Patrice, Carrissa, Nicholas Sheehy, Angela Brewer, Caitlen, Olivia and Christopher; and one brother and spouse, Eugene and Mary Yarger of Atkinson. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Don and Dale Yarger.