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Marilyn A. (Eagling) Donnan

June 15, 1940 ~ June 2, 2018 (age 77)

Marilyn A. Donnan, 77, of Ludington, formerly of Alpena passed away Saturday, June 2, 2018 at her home in Ludington.

Marilyn A. Eagling was born in Alpena on June 15, 1940, to the late Raymond and Vivian (Davis) Eagling.  On December 5, 1969, she married Arnold (Raymond) Donnan and together they raised their 12 children.  She was a former member of The Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ LDS (Community of Christ Church) in Lachine and was also a member of the Alpena Cycle Club and AARP. 

Marilyn worked for more than 25 years at Alpena General Hospital.  Marilyn and Ray were blessed to spend over 20 years wintering in Arizona and had many wonderful friends there. She also enjoyed camping, going to garage sales, playing scrabble, playing Euchre with her friends, playing Rummy with her grandchildren and doing her crossword puzzles in ink.

She is survived by her husband Arnold; her 6 children, Julie (Van) Waters, Jerry(Brenda) Miller, Terry Miller, Trudie (Gary) Brandt, Larry Miller, Dawn (Stuart) Johnson, and their daughter Jodi (Joe) Waugh; 3 step-children, Susan (Steve) Kolnowski, Tammy (Stanley) Benac, Raymond Donnan; 21 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; 3 sisters, Shirley Marquardt, Margie (Jerry) Hopp, Sharon (Ronald) Bates; several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Donnan was preceded in death by her daughter and son-in-law, Marian and Randy Sauve; and step-son, Timothy Donnan.

Mrs. Donnan is at the Bannan Funeral Home in Alpena where visitation will take place on Friday, June 8, 2018, from 3-8 p.m. Visitation will continue at Community of Christ Church in Lachine on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. with Elder Kendall Sumerix officiating.

Interment: King Settlement Cemetery

Memorials: Harbor Hospice 1050 W. Western Ave., Suite 400, Muskegon, MI 49441

Donations may be made to:

Harbor Hospice
1050 W. Western Ave., Suite 400, Muskegon MI 49441