Obituary photo of Donna Kinlin, Columbus-OH
In Loving Memory of

Donna Claire Kinlin

1942 - 2021
Obituary photo of Donna Kinlin, Columbus-OH
In Loving Memory of

Donna Claire Kinlin

1942 - 2021
Newcomer - Northeast Chapel (614-818-1188) is assisting the family
Donna C. Kinlin of Fleming Island, Florida, peacefully passed away while surrounded by her four children on April 26, 2021.

She was predeceased by her husband of 61 years Donald J. Kinlin.

Donna is survived by her children Karen (Barb) Kinlin, Donald Kinlin II, Joseph (Lisa) Kinlin, Kevin (Pam) Kinlin; nine grandchildren Brandon Kinlin, Donald Kinlin III, Kelli Kinlin, Ryan Kinlin, Tanner Wilson, Kathleen Kinlin, Sean Kinlin, Jackson Kinlin, and Carter Kinlin; three great grandchildren Dale, Kole, and Patrick Kinlin.

Donna was born in Boston, Massachusetts on June 5, 1942, to the late Phillip McGrath and Sarah Waters.

While raising four children, she obtained several degrees, including two Master Degrees (in English and Business Administration).

Donna retired as an Air Force senior civilian in business and cost management, and worked for several Air Force programs, including the F-22 major acquisition.

Over the years she was a teacher, tutor for Russian immigrants, guardian ad litem for underprivileged children, as well as an avid reader and world traveler. Donna loved to dance. Most importantly, Donna will always be remembered for her love of her family.

Don and Donna will be buried together at the Dayton National Cemetery in Ohio.


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