Donna J. LaCross(1940 - 2018)

Donna J. LaCross, age 77, of Cheboygan passed away Monday, April 24, 2018 at McLaren Hospital
in Petoskey.
She was born Dec. 21, 1940 in Cheboygan, the daughter of Joseph and Cecile (McKervey) Donovan.
She attended and graduated from Cheboygan High School. On July 2, 1960 she married Edward P. LaCross also of Cheboygan. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 2010. After having three children she decided to join the work force as a working mom in Cheboygan and Mackinac, then retiring with her husband.
Donna and Ed enjoyed many trips to Florida, she also enjoyed spending time and cooking meals for her
family, playing Candy Crush, knitting, camping, and communicating with all of her friends and family via telephone and Facebook. She was the best wife, mother, grandmother, sister, daughter and friend that anyone could ask for. She was a pleasure to be around and made light hearted jokes that made everyone want to spend more time with her.
Donna is survived by her husband, Edward; daughter Deborah (Allen) Tomlinson and son Jeffery (Gayle) LaCross. Donna enjoyed looking after her many loving and adoring grandchildren, Ryan, Lauren, Brandon and Andrew LaCross, Melissa Pellenz, Rachel, Aaron, Makenzie and Ian Rheam, Wyatt and Jessica Tomlinson, Maxim Tomlinson, Jeff, Julie, Ella and Clara Froster and Danielle, Gabe and Luca Genovese; two sisters, Helen Reister and Eileen (Stan) Greenman; four brothers, Robert (Tracy) Donovan, Oswald (Susan) Donovan, Michael (Susan) Donovan and Roger (Lisa) Donovan.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Marie Pellenz; her parents Joseph and Cecile Donovan,
a brother Donald Donovan, a sister and brother-in-law, Ann (Mort) Wangler.
A service will be scheduled at a later date.
Arrangements are in care of the Beck Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be addressed through

Funeral Home

Beck Funeral Home
229 N 1St St Rogers City, MI 49779
(989) 734-2288
Published in Cheboygan Daily Tribune on May 1, 2018