Donna Mae Rhode
Donna Mae Rhode
  • November 11, 1929 - November 20, 2016
  • Michigan

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Born November 11, 1929 in Isabella County, Michigan to Omer and Hazel (Brooks) Fisher, passed away on November 20, 2016 at the age of 87. Donna was a resident of Mason for 61 years. She married Robert (Bob) Rhode on Dec. 5, 1947. Donna helped run the family business, Rhode Well Drilling. She loved to bake and share it with her family and friends. Donna's family always came first and she loved and cherished them all. She was a life member of the VFW Auxiliary 3727 in Holt. Donna was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert in 1990; son, James in 2003; brother, Dewayne Fisher; 2 sisters, Betty Raby and Shirley Brown. Surviving to cherish her memory are her daughters, Vicki (Thomas) Williams, Nancy (Brian) Hansen; son, Terry Rhode; 6 grandchildren, Duane (Lyn) Rhode, Zachariah Hansen, Rachelle Hansen, Wanda (Derek) Drozdzak, Amanda Smith, Keri (Randy) Wherry; 3 great-grandchildren, Ethan Wineberner, Kaelynn Wineberner, Easton Drozdzak; sister, Marge Hetherington; numerous nieces and nephews and step-grandchildren. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, November 26, 2016 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the VFW Jean R. Anderson Post #7309, Mason, MI. Those desiring may make contributions to VFW National Home for Children, 3573 S. Waverly Rd., Eaton Rapids, MI 48827 or Hometown Home Health & Hospice, 3145 W. Mt Hope Ave., Lansing, MI 48911.