Christian Kepler Donkle

March 30, 1960 ~ May 29, 2021 (age 61)


Christian Kepler Donkle, 61, of Ottawa, passed away Saturday, May 29, 2021 at Amita Health St. Mary's Hospital in Kankakee.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Ottawa Funeral Home & Crematory has been entrusted with cremation rites. 

Christian was born March 30, 1960, in Sterling, IL, to Lucius B. Jr.and Joellen (Murdock) Donkle. He married Cheri Clouse on Sept 6, 1992 at First Baptist Church of Roselawn in Roselawn, Indiana. 

Christian worked for many years as the facilities director for Amita St. Mary's Hospital. He was a born again Christian, he attended Fox River Lutheran Church. Christian served God faithfully for 22 years of his life. He was a wonderful husband, loving father and brother, and a great friend. 

He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Cheri; his son, Daniel (Katrina Foley) Donkle; his two daughters, Victoria and Jillian Donkle; and his brother, Lucius Donkle III. He is proceeded in death by his parents and his sister, Heidi Conn. 

Memorials may be directed to the Donkle Family.








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