Donald Bellm Posted: 2021-09-14 15:15:50

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Donald G. Bellm, 82, died peacefully on Sunday, September 12, 2021, with his wife at his side.
Donald was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He found joy in golfing, fishing, and hunting. He was a dedicated man who faced challenges with strength and dignity. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Donald is survived by his beloved wife, Antoinette “Toni” Bellm, his children, Tim (Karen) Bellm, Matt (Susan) Bellm, and Dave (Heidi) Bellm, his grandchildren, Carissa, Jeremy, and Jessica, and his siblings, David Bellm, Ray (Gina) Bellm, and Karen Bellm.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Darell Bellm.
Visitation will be Monday, September 20, 2021, from 9 a.m. to time of Memorial Mass 10 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 10307 Dundee Road, Huntley.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Donald’s name can be made to the American Lung Association https://www.lung.org/
For further information, please call the funeral home at 847-515-8772. Online condolences may be directed to www.defiorefuneral.com

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DONNA BOWMAN 2021-09-15 10:05:55

The Carlinville High School Class of 1956 were sad to hear of Don's passing. He was a friendly guy and has attended most of our reunions and we missed him Sun at our 65th reunion only to learn that he passed away that day. Our sympathy to his wife and family.

Nancy Roozee 2021-09-16 16:06:07

Dear Toni, I am so sorry to learn of Don’s passing. He was a good man and may your memories with him never fade.

Nancy Roozee 2021-09-16 16:12:17

Dear Toni, I am so sorry to learn of Don’s passing. He was a good man and may your memories with him never fade.

Louis J. Lanzerotti 2021-09-16 17:07:53

Donald Bellm Family: I was so saddened to learn on Sunday the 12th of Don’s passing. He and I were friends from high school days, and were both in the freshman class in the ‘56-‘57 year at Blackburn. While we went our separate ways in careers, we stayed in touch on and off over the years, and especially after retirement. Don would regularly write and email to me about the U.S. space program, and I would regularly discuss economic matters (and politics) with him. I will sorely miss our correspondences. Don was a terrific human being. Louis J. Lanzerotti, New Vernon, New Jersey