Donna Phyllis Hartert of Standish passed away on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012 at Bay Regional McLaren Hospital in Bay City, age 63.
Donna was born on Nov. 23, 1948 to Kenneth R. and Janet H. (Nicol) Brown in Detroit. Those who knew and loved Donna will always remember how she truly loved gardening and the beauty of the outdoors. Donna also enjoyed listening to music and dancing. She was very strong in her faith and an active member of the Faith Baptist Church in Standish.
Donna is survived by her three loving brothers, Robert (Christine) Brown of Canton Township, Kenneth Brown of Fenton and Bari (Cheri) Brown of Ann Arbor; nieces and nephews, Kelly, Jennifer (Luke), Megan (Todd), Katie, and Barry; great nieces and nephews, Shaun, Aubrey, and Amelia; and her aunt, Theresa Brown. Donna was preceded in death by her parents, Kenneth and Janet Brown; and her sister, Billie Jean Lewis.
Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, Nov. 16 at 3 p.m. at Buresh Funeral Home in Tawas City. Her family will welcome friends at the funeral home on Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. for visitation. Interment will take place in Memory Gardens Cemetery in Tawas City. An on-line guest registry is available at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.