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Donna M. (Bliss) Wellein

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Donna M. (Bliss) Wellein Obituary
Donna M. Wellein, 91 of Hillsdale, passed away Saturday, December 24, 2016 at Bronson Hospital in Battle Creek. She was born January 14, 1925 in Jonesville to Martin and Bessie (Riggs) Bliss. Donna married Dale Fuller on June 9, 1946 and he preceded her in death in 1961. She later married Roy Wellein on May 29, 1971 and he preceded her in death in 1977.

Donna graduated from Jonesville High School and she retired from Hillsdale Community Schools where she worked as a cook for 25 years. She was a member of Hillsdale First United Methodist Church and the Pythian Sisters. She loved to crochet and play in the hand bell choir at church. Donna volunteered for the Hillsdale Hospital Ladies Auxiliary and gift shop for many years and she enjoyed doing the books for many organization at Wilson Hall during Bingo nights. Donna also loved watching baseball, especially the Detroit Tigers, and when she was able, she went to Tiger games every year.

Survivors include four children, Doris (Bill) Whorley of Hillsdale, Duane (Linda) Fuller of Coldwater, Debra (Donald) Cole of Sault Ste. Marie and David (Julie) Fuller of Lansing; 19 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husbands, Donna was preceded in death by two brothers, Milton and Harold Bliss and a nephew, Milton Bliss Jr.

Funeral services for Donna Wellein will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at Hillsdale First United Methodist Church with Rev. Pat Brook officiating. Interment will follow at Lakeview Cemetery in Hillsdale. The family will receive friends for visitation at 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday at VanHorn-Eagle Funeral Home in Hillsdale.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the church or Hillsdale Hospital Auxiliary. Please visit www.eaglefuneralhomes.com to leave online condolences.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News from Dec. 27 to Dec. 28, 2016
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