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Donna Rae HaynesApril 27, 1919 ~ December 2, 2017 (age 98)
Donna Rae Haynes, age 98 of St. Johns, MI, passed away Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Hazel I. Findlay Country Manor, St. Johns, MI.
A Memorial Service will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, MI on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 3:00 P.M., with Pastor Ellen Zienert officiating. Burial will take place at Mt. Rest Cemetery, St. Johns, MI. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 1:00-3:00 P.M. prior to the service at the funeral home.
Donna was born in St. Johns, MI on April 27, 1919, the daughter of Adelbert and Nancy Maria (Hewitt) Haynes. She was a graduate of Rodney B. Wilson High School class of 1938 and attended Lansing Business University. Donna resided most of her life in St. Johns.
Donna worked at Motor Products in Owosso and retired in 1984 after 42 1/2 years. She also had been a registered beautician for over 30 years. Donna volunteered at St. Johns First United Methodist Church helping to teach English. She was an active member of the Church. Donna loved gardening and caring for her roses and flowers in her yard. She walked a mile a day, even into her 90's.
She had 4 brothers; Floyd, Lloyd, Irvin and Maurice, and 4 sisters; Flossie, Freeda, Josephine and Evelyn. Of the nine children she was the last to pass. She leaves many nieces, nephews and friends.
Memorials may be made to Mother Teresa House, 308 N. Walnut Street, Lansing, MI 48933 or St. Johns First United Methodist Church. Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, MI.
Mother Teresa House
P.O. Box 13004, Lansing MI 48901
First United Methodist Church - St. Johns
200 East State Street, St. Johns MI 48879