Donna Belcher

Godfrey | Saturday, October 9 2021 |

Donna Jean Belcher, 65, died Saturday, October 9, 2021. 

She was born October 4, 1956, in Chicago.  After living with her aunt and uncle, the late Marilyn and Frank Patschull of Alton, she resided at Beverly Farm in Godfrey.  There she loved handing out stickers to staff and ALL her friends (she loved her friends). She also enjoyed coloring, watching movies, listening to music, and singing and dancing to “Bad” and “Beat It.”  She liked dressing up for Halloween (one of her favorites was being Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz).  Her favorite pastime was eating Big Macs and fries before shopping for M & M’s, Pringles, Barbie’s, all those stickers, and gifts for friends.  She also enjoyed family gatherings. 

Surviving is her cousin and guardian, Susan Patschull Talkington (Tom) of Florissant, MO, two more cousins, Greg Patschull (Laura Rood) of St. Charles, MO, Mike Patschull (Vickie) of Florissant, MO, and numerous extended cousins. 

She was preceded in death by her mother, Jeanne (Oswald) Belcher, and her father, Donald Belcher. 

Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until the time of memorial service at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, October 23, 2021, at Gent Funeral Home in Alton.  Memorials may be made to Beverly Farm, Evans Cottage, 6301 Humber Road, Godfrey, IL 62035.  Online guestbook and information may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Gent Funeral Home

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