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Donna Jean Guild


Donna Jean Guild, 61, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2022 at 12:40 p.m. at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

Donna was born in Staunton, on Jan. 8, 1961 to Altilio Valenti and Elsie Valenti (Straub).

She attended Staunton schools and graduated in 1979. She married Keith Andrew Guild on June 2, 2002 at the First United Methodist Church in Mt. Olive.

Donna worked in both child care and home health.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Mt. Olive. Donna enjoyed taking vacations and also liked to swim.

Donna is survived by her husband, Keith Guild of Mt. Olive, sons, Scott (Kaitlyn) Forbes of Wood River, Marty (Jordan) Forbes of Staunton, and Joey Guild of Mt. Olive, and grandchildren, Hunter and CJ Forbes.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Michael Valenti, Terry Valenti, and Tom Valenti.

Visitation took place on Monday, Jan. 2, 2023 at Becker and Son Funeral Home in Mt. Olive. Services took place on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023 with Reverend Art Braden officiating. Burial was in Mt. Olive City Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the family or to the Mt. Olive Fire Department.

Becker and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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