Donna Marie Kaelin

March 16, 1958 ~ March 26, 2022 (age 64)


Donna Marie Kaelin, age 64, passed away March 26,2022. She was born to Lawrence and Josie Kaelin on March 16, 1958.

Donna retired from Green River Valley Health Services in Owensboro after 42 years as a Pediatric Physical Therapist.

She was preceded in death by her mother and her sister, Jane Faith, and a nephew, Ben Mercer.

Donna is survived by the love of her life, Steve Cheek from Fordsville,KY.

As the self proclaimed favorite child, Donna is survived by her father, Lawrence Kaelin, and loved by her siblings, Barbara(Ron) Mercer, Margie Zaring, Laurie(Steve) Wiedemer, Alan Kaelin, Bernie Kaelin, Mary Beth(Eddy) Fields, Karen(Ed) Murner, and Ann Kaelin.

Also known as the favorite aunt, Donna enriched the lives of her 18 nieces and nephews, and 26 great nieces and nephews.

Visitation and a prayer service will be held Friday, April 1st,2022 at Stoess Funeral Home, from 3-7pm. A Mass will be held at St. Aloysius in Pewee Valley, Saturday, April 2nd,2022 at 10am with burial to follow at Floydsburg Cemetery. 

A memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 am, Saturday morning, April 30th, 2022 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Browns Valley, 261 St. Anthony Rd. in Utica, Ky.

To honor Donna, please make donations to SAINT (Saving Animals In Need Together.) The PayPal link for SAINT is Please make a note "in Honor of Donna Kaelin." The address for checks is; SAINT P.O. Box 1946, Owensboro, KY 42302.


April 1, 2022

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Stoess Funeral Home
6434 West Highway 22
Crestwood, KY 40014

Funeral Service
April 2, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Aloysius Catholic Church
212 Mt. Mercy Drive
Pewee Valley, Kentucky 40056

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