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Donna J. (Rogers) Richardson

February 21, 1935 ~ January 31, 2021 (age 85)

Obituary

Donna J. Richardson, 85 of Homer died on Sunday, January 31, 2021 at her daughter's home surrounded by family following a short illness.
Donna was born on February 21, 1935 in Tekonsha to George and Nettie (Mills) Rogers. She graduated from Tekonsha High School in 1953. On February 4, 1956 she married Ralph Richardson in Tekonsha. He preceded her in death in 1989.
Donna retired from State Farm Insurance Company in 1995. She also worked a short time at Calhoun Foundry and Fred's Soda Bar in Homer. Donna was a member of the Frist Presbyterian Church of Homer. She was an active member of the church helping with several different events and funeral dinners. Donna's pies and bake goods will be missed. She enjoyed line dancing and clogging. Donna enjoyed spending time with her family especially time she spent with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her children, Denise (Charles) Prater and Brian (Victoria) Richardson; grandchildren, Barbara (Andy) Ball, Rebecca (Jayk) Putek, Alicia (Reid) Bagwell, and Aaron Prater. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers, Leslie, Donald, George, and Lyle; and sisters Josephine Saltzgaber and Marilyn Hicks.
Visitation will take place from 4-7pm on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at the Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services 303 South Hillsdale Homer MI 49245. Funeral services will take place at 1pm on Thursday, February 4, 2021 at the Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services 303 South Hillsdale Homer MI 49245. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery. Memorial contributions are requested to the First Presbyterian Church of Homer or to the American Alzheimer's Association. Memorial contributions may be mailed to the Kempf Funeral Home PO Box 519 Marshall MI 49068 for delivery to the charities. Leave a personal message for the family and sign the online guestbook at https://www.kempffuneralhome.com

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
February 3, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services
303 S. Hillsdale St.
Homer, MI 49245

Funeral Ceremony
Thursday
February 4, 2021

1:00 PM
Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services
303 S. Hillsdale St.
Homer, MI 49245

Committal
Thursday
February 4, 2021

2:15 PM
Fairview Cemetery

Homer Township, MI

Donations

Alzheimers Association Great Lakes Chapter
200 Turwill Lane, Suite 6, Kalamazoo MI 49006
Web: https://www.alz.org/mglc

First Presbyterian Church of Homer
309 S. Sophia St., Homer MI 49245
Tel: 517-568-4852

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