Donna J. Brewer, 84, of Gladwin, Michigan passed away in Midland, Michigan after a short illness on Thursday, February 14, 2013.
She was born in Beaverton, Michigan on October 10, 1928, the daughter of John & Grace (Cochran) Loar. She married James Brewer in Ortonville, Michigan on July 26, 1947. He predeceased her in 2005. She was a homemaker, living in Gladwin County most of her life, previously residing in Pontiac, Michigan. She was a member of the Church of Daniel's Band in Beaverton, Michigan.
She is survived by her children: Paula (Chuck) Marrs of Kalkaska; James Rick Brewer of Gladwin; Vicki (Bill) Forgie of Lewisburg, Tennessee; James Kerry (Patty) Brewer of Beaverton; Karen (Jim) Shea of Gladwin; son in-law: Mike Illig of Gladwin; grandsons: Jason, Corey, Joshua, Daniel, Trevor & Micah; granddaughters: Dayna, Carrie, Ami & Jessica; great granddaughters: Caitlin, Brianna, Mallerie & Macy; great grandsons: Seth, Gibson, Kobie, Mea, James, Daniel, Cooper, Kole, Alex, Hadley, Peter & Josiah; sisters: Beulah Timmons of Beaverton; Ruth Brown of Gladwin; brother: Basil Loar of Beaverton; several nieces & nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband: James Brewer; daughter: Debbie Illig; grandson: Micah Marrs; granddaughter: Christina Pratt.
Funeral Services will be conducted by Pastor Duane Koontz and Pastor Randy Govitz on Sunday, February 17, 2013, 2:00 P.M. with visitation beginning at 12:00 noon at Hall-Kokotovich Funeral Home, Gladwin, Michigan. The family will receive friends on Saturday, February 16, 2013 from 5-9:00 P.M. She will be laid to rest at Arthur Twp. Cemetery, Clare, Michigan.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Church of Daniel's Band. http://www.hall-kokotovichfuneralhome.com/