Donis D. Eischens, 91, of Salem, Illinois, formerly of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 6:40 A.M. April 23, 2018 at the Manor at Salem Woods in Salem, Illinois. She was born October 25, 1926 in Centuria, Wisconsin to Carroll M. and Lilah D. (Rohrer) Hesson. She married James Michael Eischens on August 7, 1947 in Centuria, Wisconsin and he preceded her in death on October 6, 2005.
Donis is survived by her three sons, William “Bill” Eischens and wife Sharon of Kennewick, Washington, Steve Eischens and wife Janice of Salem, Illinois, and Frank Eischens and wife Amy of Iowa City, Iowa; seven grandchildren; and several great grandchildren.
Mrs. Eischens was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one son, Philip Eischens; one daughter, Jeanie Eischens; one sister, Jean R. Hesson; one brother, Galen M. Hesson; and one granddaughter, Carissa Nicole Eischens.
Donis was a former member of Trinity Episcopal Church in Mount Vernon and Saint Theresa Catholic Church in Salem. She was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew her.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, April 29, 2018 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Father Ben Stern officiating. Interment will take place at 4:00 P.M. Sunday, April 29, 2018 at Sandybranch Cemetery in rural Marion County, Illinois. Memorials may be made to Sandybranch Cemetery or the Manor at Salem Woods.