Mary Louise Weyer, 100, of Midland, died Tuesday morning, June 24, 2014 at MidMichigan Stratford Village. She was born March 25, 1914 in Emmett, the daughter of William and Bridget (Keegan) Donahue.
Mary earned her master's degree in education from Wayne State University. She was a true daughter of Ireland who loved gardening, decorating and dancing. She was devoted to her friends and family, and also enjoyed traveling the world with her teacher group "The Nomads." For ten years she taught K-8 in one room schoolhouses in the Emmett area, and then taught kindergarten for 34 years at Redford Union School District.
Surviving relatives that live in Midland include her brother, Dr. Michael Donahue, Sr.; niece, Dianne Bollenbacher and family; nephew, Dr. Dave Donahue and family; as well as many other nieces and nephews throughout the country.
She was preceded in death by her husband James in 1947; siblings, Dave, John, William Jr., Joseph, Raymond, Patrick, Veronica and her infant brother James.
The family would like to thank the staff at MidMichigan Stratford Village and MidMichigan Home Care for their excellent care and companionship.
Funeral services will take place 1 p.m. Friday, June 27, 2014, at the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Cemetery Chapel, Emmett. Mary's family will greet friends at the cemetery chapel on Friday, from 12 noon until time of services. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church or donor's favorite charity. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Ware-Smith-Woolever Funeral Directors. A memorial party will take place at a future date.