Genevieve A. Donnell, 88, Grand Rapids, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2012 in the Grand Village, Grand Rapids.
Born Sept. 23, 1924 in Brook Park, Minn., she was the daughter of Lloyd and Olive (Ellis) Erickson. Genevieve was a home maker, a devoted mother and grandmother, lived most of her life in the Grand Rapids area, and was married to Peter S. Donnell.
Her parents; her husband, Peter S. Donnell; a grandson, Peter; sisters, Pauline Erickson and Audrey Tomberlin; and a brother, Edwin “Smiley” Erickson preceded her in death.
Survivors include her children, Kay (Alan) Zika of Orr, Minn., Dennis (Mary) Donnell of Orange City, Fla., Marlene (Joe) Bocinsky, Alvin (Teresa) Donnell, and Jenine (Tim) Oakley, all of Grand Rapids; 15 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and 20 great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be 12:00 Noon until the 1 p.m. funeral service on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 in the Peterson Funeral Chapel of Coleraine. Interment will be in the Itasca - Calvary Cemetery, Grand Rapids.
Arrangements by Peterson Funeral Chapel of Coleraine. To leave an on line condolence message, go to petersonfuneralchapelofcoleraine.com.