Rev. Donna M. Schroeppel, 76, of Lyons, died on Aug. 19, 2016. 

Born on Jan. 4, 1940, she was the past secretary of the Lyons Retirees, a Lyons election judge and pastor and founder of the Center for the Living Light of God. 

Rev. Schroeppel retired from the Nalco Chemical Co. in Naperville and received a music degree from Park University in Michigan. She was a people-person and special to all who met her. 

A gathering of family and friends is planned from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8 at Tower Home for Funerals, 4007 Joliet Ave. in Lyons, followed by a memorial service at 7 p.m. A Celebration of Life will take place at 8 p.m.