Donna L. VanDyke, 87, of Geneseo, formerly of Cambridge, died Saturday, July 14, 2018, at Good Samaritan Society  - Geneseo Village. A funeral service was at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 18 at Cambridge United Methodist Church. The Rev. Jim Aniol and Deacon Art Ries officiated. Burial was in Rosedale Cemetery, in Cambridge. A visitation was from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 17 at the Cambridge Chapel of Stackhouse-Moore Funeral & Cremation Services. Memorials may be made to the Cambridge United Methodist Church or the Hammond-Henry Hospital Auxiliary.

Donna L. VanDyke, 87, of Geneseo, formerly of Cambridge, died Saturday, July 14, 2018, at Good Samaritan Society  - Geneseo Village. A funeral service was at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 18 at Cambridge United Methodist Church. The Rev. Jim Aniol and Deacon Art Ries officiated. Burial was in Rosedale Cemetery, in Cambridge. A visitation was from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 17 at the Cambridge Chapel of Stackhouse-Moore Funeral & Cremation Services. Memorials may be made to the Cambridge United Methodist Church or the Hammond-Henry Hospital Auxiliary.

Donna Lucille Werkheiser was born July 27, 1930, in Burns Township, Henry County, the daughter of Lloyd H. and Helen K. Livingston Werkheiser. She graduated from Galva High School in 1948. Her marriage to Robert L. VanDyke took place on Oct. 3, 1948, in Galva. He died Sept. 7, 1999. She was a homemaker and volunteered for various community organizations.

Her memberships include the Cambridge United Methodist Church, the Priscilla UMW group of the church, the Cambridge American Legion Auxiliary, the Hammond-Henry Hospital Auxiliary (which she really enjoyed), the Cambridge and Geneseo Order of the Eastern Star, and the Geneseo Moose Lodge No. 990. Donna’s hobbies were camping and traveling. She always enjoyed her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren; card clubs; and coffee with friends.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Lynda VanDyke, of Prophetstown; a daughter and son-in-law, Cindy and Art Ries, of Geneseo; five grandchildren, Robert (Michelle) Ries, of Geneseo; Darin (Molly) Ries, of Montevideo, Minn.; Jim (Martha) Ries, of Geneseo; Eric (Chelsie) VanDyke, of Prophetstown; and Angela (Donald) Appleman, of Vincenza, Italy. Other survivors include 15 great-grandchildren: Bailey Ries, Braden Ries, Abby Joy VanderPloeg, Cooper Ries, Abby Lynn Ries, Matthew Ries, Sophia Ries, Joseph Ries, Gianna Ries, Xavier Ries, Anthony Ries, Gavin VanDyke, Brevin VanDyke, Eli Appleman and Jake Appleman. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a great-granddaughter, Ella Rose Ries; a great-grandson, Benjamin Ries; and a brother, Robert Werkheiser.