Ann Louise Donhardt, age 66, of Quincy, died Saturday, February 8, 2020, at 5:11 am in Blessing Hospital.
Ann was born on July 3, 1953, the daughter of Harold E. and Josephine A. Stahl Schmiedeskamp.
Ann was a 1971 graduate of Quincy High School, where she enjoyed singing in the choir. Ann was employed at the Illinois Veteran's Home from 1975 until her retirement in 2009.
Ann participated in bowling leagues for many years at Casino Lanes. She was an avid reader and enjoyed playing cards and bingo.
She was a former member of the Rainbow Girls, and the Order of the Eastern Star. Ann had special love for animal and was especially fond of cats. She was a soft hearted and giving person who will be missed. Ann will always be remembered as a loving daughter, mother, and grandmother.
Ann is survived by her daughter, Jennifer (Travis) Maple of Ursa, IL; two grandchildren, Connor E. and Grace A. Maple, both of Ursa; an aunt, Arlene Schmiedeskamp of Quincy; two cousins, Phil Schmiedeskamp of Mendon, IL, and Kurt Schmiedeskamp of Quincy.
Ann was preceded in death by her parents.
Ann's family would like to extend a special thanks to Meals on Wheels and Addus HomeCare, and to Rick and Monica Hinkamper for being such special neighbors throughout the years.
Services: 1:00 p.m. on Friday, February 14, 2020 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, with Chaplain Melva Johnson officiating.
Burial: Ellington Home Cemetery, Quincy, Illinois
Visitation: 5:00 pm - 7:00 p.m. on Thursday February 13, 2020 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home
Memorials: to Hansen-Spear Funeral Home to help with expenses.
Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.
The pictures are wonderful. I can see the resemblance of Grace for sure. Wish I could be there to give you a hug. Such a sad time. Love and prayers! Your other Mom.
Ann was a large part of some of my happiest memories growing up.
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