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Donna Belle (Collins-Wireman) Ferrier , 62

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Donna Belle (Collins-Wireman) Ferrier, age 62, of Belding, formerly of Appleton Wisconsin and Bellaire, Michigan, passed away American Cancer Society’s Hope Lodge in Grand Rapids, on Wednesday October 29, 2014, following a courageous battle with cancer.  She was born on July 5, 1952 in Greenville, Michigan the daughter of Arze L. and Dorothy B. (Goodwin) Collins.  She Attended Piper School House and graduated from Ionia High School in its 100th Anniversary year.  She worked for several employers during her lifetime including Electrolux and Wal-Mart for many years.  A job she took great pride in, was working for a Kevlar vest manufacturer for police to use in the line of duty.  Her work took her to the Traverse City area, then Green Bay and Appleton Wisconsin and recently her health decline brought her back to Michigan to be near family.  She married William Alan Ferrier on March 11, 2005 in Ithaca, Michigan and he survives.  She enjoyed crocheting, embroidery, arts and crafts of all kinds and loved her dear family and friends. 

 

In addition to her husband, Bill, the memory Donna will be cherished by her children John Wireman Jr. of Jackson, Christie Tarket of Kaukauna, Wisconsin, Leslie (Brittany) Wireman of Lyons, Davis “Jordan” Collins of Belding, Dora Ferrier of Grand Rapids, William (Jen) Ferrier, Jr. of Greenville, Robert (Branda) Ferrier of Muskegon and Rainbow Yadak of St. Louis, Missouri; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; siblings  Evelyn Wilson, Richard Collins, Marge (Lawrence) Bogart, Leonard (Marilyn) Collins, Verl (Sally) Collins, June (John) Leland, Helen Greenhoe, Edith Saxton, Rose Collins and Nila (Terri) Meirier; many nieces and nephews; father- and mother-in-law Albert and Doris Ferrier.  She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Russell Collins.

 

Services will take place on Monday, November 3, with visitation at 10:00 a.m. and Funeral at 12 Noon at Greenville Community Church, 6596 Vining Road, Greenville, Michigan, with Pastor Chuck Davenport officiating.  Private Interment Rites will take place at Rest Haven Memory Gardens near Belding.  Those wishing to express their sympathy through a memorial donation are welcomed to consider the American Cancer Society. For additional information please contact the funeral home at (616) 794-1300 or verdunfh.com.

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