Age 97, of Lansing, MI, passed away September 18, 2016. She was born August 18, 1919, in Lansing, to the late Claude and Mary Jane Coats.

Donna was married to her husband, Leo, for 67 years. She enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her sons, Richard (Carleen) and Donald (Phyllis); daughter, Claudia J. Schmitz; 11 grandchildren, Ron, Kirk, Shawn, Lisa, Gabe, Nate, Missy, Trevor, Teresa, Amanda and William; and 20 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband in 2006, and her daughter Mary Lou Easterbrook.

A graveside service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Great Lakes Hospice.

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One Message to “Donna J. Schmitz”

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    Donald Schmitz Says:

    My mom will be missed mostly by her family and those few who are still alive that knew her & dad. She lived a very long and happy life. God Bless her.

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