Mr. Donald E. Cunningham, 77, of Galesburg, Illinois passed away at 9:44 am Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at Seminary Manor Nursing Home.
Donald was born June 22, 1943 in Galesburg the son of Donald P. and Lola Mae Lenz Cunningham. He married Lucille Anderson Penn in Galesburg on December 29, 1973, she preceded him in death in 1996. He later married Mary Smith Lementino on June 10, 2000 in Abingdon, Illinois.
Donald is survived by his wife Mary of Galesburg; eight step sons, Kelly, Timothy and Jason Lementino, Donnie Taflinger of Abingdon, David Taflinger of Texas, Gary Penn of Cameron, Illinois, James Penn, Jr. and William Penn; his sister, Janet Wilson of Galesburg; nineteen step grandchildren and several step great grandchildren.
Donald worked for Carl Sandburg College in the maintenance department for over 25 years. He was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Abingdon. One of Donald’s favorite hobbies was woodworking.
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at New Harvest Church, Abingdon, Illinois with Pastor Russ Witkowski officiating. Visitation will be 1-2 p.m. at the Church. Due to guidelines associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing and facemasks will be required with limited seating. Burial will be in Abingdon Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the New Harvest Church or the family. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com
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