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Donna Lausman

Donna Marie “Donie” Lausman

August 22nd, 1931 - November 30th, 2021

Donie's Obituary

Donna “Donie” Marie Lausman, 90, of Stevensville, MI, passed away on Tuesday – November 30, 2021 at the Pine Ridge Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Arrangements have been entrusted to Starks & Menchinger Funeral Home – 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph, MI.

Donna was born on August 22, 1931 in Sheboygan, WI to the late Peter and Christina (Weber) Vorrath. She was a 1949 graduate of Berrien Springs High School. On November 28, 1953 in Berrien Springs, MI, she married Robert Lausman; he preceded her in death in July of 2014. Donna was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Stevensville and was involved with many church activities. She loved gardening, volunteering at Berrien General Hospital and singing with the Shoreline Sounds.

Donna is survived by her sister – Sharon Malone of Benton Harbor; daughter-in-law Brenda Lausman of Comstock Park, MI; her dedicated care workers – Bob and Sandy Dixon; nieces – Rita (Stark) Layman and Brenda (Stark) Mohrhardt; and nephew – Erinn (Jennifer) Malone with children Brayden and Brennen. She is also preceded in death by her son – Gregory Allen Lausman; step-father August Spletzer; brothers – Arthur, Wally and Ronald Vorrath; and a sister Marian (Spletzer) Stark.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will take place on Wednesday – December 8, 11:00am, at Starks & Menchinger Funeral Home, with Pastor Martin Measel officiating. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery in St. Joseph. Visitation with the family precedes the service from 10:00-11:00am at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Christ Lutheran Church Roof Fund. Friends wishing to leave the family a message of condolence may do so at www.starks-menchinger.com

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