Hansen-Spear Funeral Home – Quincy, Illinois

Donna LuAnne Leach

Donna LuAnne Leach, age 59, of Quincy, died on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 in her home, surrounded by her family.

Donna Leach | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home - Quincy, IllinoisDonna was born May 22, 1959 in Burlington, Iowa, the daughter of Phillip and Marjorie Annegers Dillon. She married Thomas M. Leach on December 10, 1977 in Quincy, Illinois. She and Thomas were divorced but remained good friends.

Donna was a graduate of Quincy Senior High School. She was a Procurement Specialist at ETC Computerland and a Sales Associate at HyVee Wine and Spirits. Donna loved her cats and was an avid Oakland Raiders Football fan.

Donna was actively involved at The Crossing 929 and enjoyed the faith and fellowship with her Life Group. She was devoted to her family and loved every moment spent with family and friends. Donna was a beloved Doodie to her grandchildren. She was a social butterfly who never met a stranger, and was a loyal friend to Robin, Janet, Patti and Jean.

Donna is survived by three children, Erin (Doug) Wilfong of Alton, IL, Nikki (Joshua) Stevens of Quincy, and Zachary Leach of Quincy; her mother, Marjorie Sullivan, of Quincy; four grandchildren, Max and Annika Wilfong, both of Alton, and Emma and Hunter Slough, both of Quincy; two sisters, Diane (Ron) Switzer of Collierville, TN, and Dawn (Jeff) Stupavsky of Quincy; her ex-husband, Thomas Leach; and numerous nieces and nephews; and her cat, Spooky.

Donna was preceded in death by her father, a brother, Douglas Dillon, and her step-father, Richard Sullivan.

Services: 10:00 am Monday, March 11, 2019 at The Crossing (929), with Pastor John Mitchell officiating.

Burial: Greenmount Cemetery, Quincy, Illinois

Visitation: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Sunday March 10, 2019 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home

Memorials: Salvation Army Hometown Endowment, The Crossing 929, or Unity Point Hospice


Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.

  1. Donna was one of the kindest most real people I’ve ever known. I know she will be missed by many. I’ll always have a place for her in my heart for the kindness she showed me.

  2. My prayers are with you Zach and family. Your mother always made me smile awhile when I looked at her face. She always had a glowing smile of good spirit and kind words to say.

  3. Rest in peace and love, Donna. Condolences to your family. Remembering your smile from junior high and up!!

  4. I knew Donna from Ray Mar Ct
    1963-1973. Wonderful early childhood memories. My prayers and sincere sympathies to the family.

    Laurie (Lang) Janda

  5. Donna was such a sweet soul! I didn’t know her well, but; knew her enough to know she left a smile on the face of anyone whom she had an interaction with! Rest In Peace – – I have no doubt that you are singing with the angels!

  6. Donna was a beautiful person and will be truly missed. Heaven gained an angel. My sympathy to her family.

  7. She was one of the sweetest people I have ever met. Her smile and laugh will be missed by all that meet her. Taken way too soon. Thoughts, prayers & hugs to the family.

    “Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, Love leaves a memory no one can steal”..

  8. Marjorie and Dawn,
    so sorry to hear of your loss. We’re praying for the entire family.

  9. I do not have words to express how sad I am about Donna’s passing and how my heart aches for her children to lose mom way too soon. Erin, Nikki, and Zach so much of your mom lives on in you all. I see her qualities in each of you. HUGS. It’s not fair losing your mom this soon. Rest In Peace Donna. This world won’t forget you. <3

  10. To Donna’s family and friends, I am so sorry for your loss. Donna was such a great person. She will be missed by many. May God grant you comfort and peace during your time of loss and sorrow.

  11. I went to treatment last year and looked up an there was Donna we shared a big smile and talked on the phone about our situation. Going to miss that Smile Always RIP in peace Donna Friends Since Jr High

  12. Knew Donna since Jr High That Big Smile she always had would make my day. I went threw treatment the same time as her an new where she was at in Thought. Going to miss you my Friend love Always

  13. Deepest heartfelt sympathy to Donna’s family. Remember all the good times… God Bless!

  14. I will always remember Donna’s smile and laugh and some great New Year’s Eve parties at her house I attended with Diane when were in high school. So thankful for my visit with her last April. She had such a big heart and will be incredibly missed. My prayers will continue for you, Donna. Rest In Peace. Much love, Nora (McNeil) Ross

  15. How terribly awful, so young, but brought so much joy to the world and to the people who loved her. May God keep her safe and use her beautiful soul in many ways for others , ♥️ Sending prayers and love to family and friends.

  16. You are free my friend…I love your courage and your belief that heaven is our reward! Save me a seat! ❤️

  17. I am so humbled to have gotten to meet you when we did❤️ I enjoyed our talk and will forever remember you❤️ Send the family love from your ETX fam. We love you all!
    -Dalton, Jen, and Kaylee

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