On Monday, December 23rd 2019, Ian Kristopher Donnelly, a loving husband, father, son, brother, grandson, uncle and friend walked into the gates of heaven. Ian was 30 years young with a birthday of February 28, 1989.
Ian was the biggest Kansas City Chiefs and Atlanta Braves fan you would ever meet, as well as a huge music lover. He has co-written the song, “Leave a Piece Behind,” which appears on an album. Ian was the type of guy who would give you the shirt off of his back just to keep you warm. He had a heart of gold and was loved by everyone he met, he had a special gift with words.
Ian was the youngest of 3 sons. He is survived by his parents Stephen and Rhonda: his wife Jeannie of 3 years and daughter, Makenna: brothers and their wives; Michael & Laci of Nixa, Brandon and Heather of Kelso, Washington. 7 nieces and 2 nephews: Haylee, Dominic, Piper, Jason, Harmony, Addie, Cheyanne, Zoey, and Katie. Many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Until next time, you will be missed by everyone. You'll live forever in the hearts you leave behind.
“If my soul takes flight, I will leave a piece behind”
Visitation will be held from 3-4pm Sunday, December 29, 2019 at Herman H. Lohmeyer Funeral Home, 500 E. Walnut Street in Springfield, Missouri. A funeral service will follow at 4:00pm with Reverend Katherine Wallenburg-Hayes officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Makenna's Education Fund.
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