Donna Corbit

Donna Jean Corbit

Grand Ledge

Donna Jean Corbit, 82, passed away May 7, 2014.  She was born July 1, 1931 in Grand Rapids, MI, daughter of Ward and Ruby (Warren) Hecker.  Donna was an R.N. and retired from St. Lawrence Hospital as a nursing supervisor and was active with the retirees group.  She was a member of the Grand Ledge First United Methodist Church and enjoyed helping with the weekly Community Meal. She participated in G.L.U.M. Dogs (Grand Ledge United Methodist Dining Out Group), Sew Many Friends and A&W Breakfast Club. She enjoyed traveling and has been to most countries. She loved spending time with family and friends, quilting, scrapbooking and learning new things.

Survivors include her son Andrew (Bobbi) Corbit, four daughters: Sandra (Michael) Izdebski, Bonnie (Thomas) Wright, Debra (Dirk) Andersen, Ellen (Brian) Martin; 13 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and brother, Warren "Hap" (Sharon) Hecker.  She was predeceased by her husband, Robert R. Corbit.

A Funeral Service will be held Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 11:00 a.m. at the Grand Ledge First United Methodist Church, 411 Harrison St., with Rev. Joe Spackman officiating.  Interment will follow at Deepdale Memorial Gardens.  The family will receive friends Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge.  For those desiring, memorial donations may be made to the Grand Ledge First United Methodist Church in memory of Donna Corbit.  Online condolences may be shared at

Published in Lansing State Journal from May 9 to May 18, 2014