Petee, Donna Mae, Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away Thursday, May 17, 2012, at Hoyt Nursing and Rehab Centre, age 81 years. Donna was born October 17, 1930, in Saginaw, MI to the late Donald E. and Hattie H. (Thompson) Murray. She was married to Joseph Russell Petee on May 12, 1956, in Saginaw. He predeceased her on June 5, 2009. She was a member of the Community of Christ Church, and was active in the Salvation Army, Buena Vista Lion’s Club, Soap Box Derby, and Re-Act. Surviving is her son, Bill (Barb) Patrick, Beaverton; grandchildren, Joelle Harper, Vassar, MI; Jennifer (Nate) Miller, Saginaw; Bill (Christina) Spitz, Saginaw; two great-granddaughters, Jamie Harper and Kaylee Spitz, and her adopted “granddaughter”, Amanda Sayers; sister-in-law, Lucille Petee, Saginaw; and brother-in-law, Gary Petee, of Louisiana. She was predeceased by two brothers, James and Amos Murray. The Celebration of Donna’s Life will take place on Monday, May 21, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Oakwood Mausoleum. The Rev. Kurt Weber will officiate. Friends are welcome to visit with the family at the Wakeman Funeral Home, Inc., 1218 N. Michigan Ave. on Sunday, May 20 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m., then at Oakwood Mausoleum on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of committal service. Memorial contributions may be given to the Salvation Army. Memories and sympathies of Donna may be shared with the family on her Obituary page online at