Gilman, Donna J., Saginaw, Michigan


Our loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister passed away on Saturday, September 20, 2014, at the Saginaw Geriatrics Home. Age 83 years. Donna Jean Feit was born on July 28, 1931, in Saginaw, to the late Henry and Pauline (Schempf) Feit. She was married to Leo Gilman on June 18, 1949, in Saginaw, where he survives her. Surviving besides her husband, Leo, are their children and their spouses, Sandy (Dale) Stevens; Doris (Rick) Gifford; Gary (Joann) Gilman; Cherie (Craig) Gotham; David Gilman; Gail (Glen) Tolfree. Her grandchildren, Jennifer Volz; Brian Todd; Heather Orr; Gary Gilman; Stacie Karoa; Kristi Gledhill; Kara Robertson; Cesily Gilman; Alisha Gilman; Amber Gilman; Josh Gilman; Ryan Gilman; Jeffery Zeitz; 15 great-grandchildren; her sister and brothers, Carol Taugher; Henry Feit and Ken Feit. Donna was also predeceased by her brother, Robert Feit, and her grandson, Jason Gledhill. Donna’s funeral service will take place on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Wakeman Funeral Home, Inc., 1218 N. Michigan Ave. Pastor Ron Sinclair will officiate with her burial in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends are welcome to visit with the family on Wednesday, September 24 from 6:00-9:00 p.m., and then on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of her service. Those wishing to express their sympathies are asked to consider memorial contributions to the American Diabetes Association. Memories and sympathies of Donna may be shared with the family on her memorial website at WakemanFuneralHome.com.