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Obituary for Donita M. Dee Dee Milligan
DONITA M. "DEE DEE" MILLIGAN, 63, of Prophetstown, IL died Friday, August 26, 2011 at her home. Dee Dee was born February 25, 1948 in Coco Solo, Panama to Donald J. and Clara T. (Bastinelli) Osmundson. She was a 1966 graduate of Holy Cross High School in Riverside, NJ. She married James W. Milligan, Jr. on November 23, 1984 in Glendale, AZ. Dee Dee was employed as a custom window designer for J.C. Penney Company and later worked as an independent private and commercial designer. She attended the Advent Christian Church in Prophetstown. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, sewing, and design. Survivors include her husband, Jim; her parents, Donald and Clara Osmundson of Cinnaminson, NJ; two daughters, Danielle (Neil) Carr of Bettendorf, IA and Gabrielle (Carl) Leblanc of DeWitt, IA; one stepdaughter, Rachel (Scott) Paape of Elkhorn, WI; three stepsons, Michael Milligan of Green Bay, WI; Jason (Julie) Milligan of Pleasant Prairie, WI; and Ryan (Jenny) Milligan of Walworth, WI; grandchildren, Shawn, Natalie, Travis, Brandon, Ana, Caleb, Sophia, Noah, Ben, Malia, Makayla, Brady, Tucker, and Graci; three sisters, Roseann (Jim) Spera of Maple Shade, NJ; Norine (Tom) Quigley of Ashburn, VA; and Janine Osmundson of Cinnaminson, NJ; two brothers, Donald (Nancy) Osmundson of Indianapolis, IN and Charles (Mishel) Osmundson of Franklinville, NJ.
FUNERAL SERVICE: 10:00 AM Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at the Advent Christian Church " Prophetstown, ILCO-OFFICIATING: Pastor Erik Carlson " Pastor of Advent Christian Church " Prophetstown, IL & Rev. Jim Jensen " Associate Pastor of Gateway Faith Fellowship " Fulton, ILVISITATION 5:00 to 8:00 PM " Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at the Bosma-Gibson Funeral Home, 320 Lafayette Street, Prophetstown, ILINTERMENT Riverside Cemetery " Prophetstown, IL