GWINN, Mich. - Olive Elizabeth Dona, 89, of Gwinn, passed away Wednesday evening, October 10, 2012, at the Mather Nursing Center in Ishpeming and under the care of UP Home Health & Hospice.
She was born December 5, 1922, in Escanaba, a daughter of the late Wilfred and Emma (Brault) Trudell. Olive attended and was a Gwinn High School graduate.
Olive was employed as a housekeeper for several years at the Bellaire Nursing Home in Milwaukee. She was also a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Gwinn.
Olive is survived by her children, Thomas (Linda) Dona of Appleton, WI, and Sherry Jakubiak of Gwinn; four grandchildren, Thomas Jakubiak, Christopher (Stacy) Dona, Ryan Dona and Cassandra (Matt) Dona; a great-grandchild, Bayla; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and 5 siblings.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, October 19, 2012, at 4 p.m. in St. Anthony Catholic Church with the Rev. John Boyle officiating. Interment will be in the Gwinn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to UPAWS, 84 Snowfield Road, Negaunee, MI 49866.
The Canale-Gwinn Funeral Home is assisting the family.