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Donna Mary Parcher



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Sable Points Lighthouse

Keepers Association

PO Box 673

Ludington, MI 49431


Crisp Point Lighthouse Keepers Historical Society

Donna Mary Parcher, age 69 of Rockford, born April 9, 1950, went to be with the Lord surrounded by her family, January 14, 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jacob and Mary Van Putten; son, Gary Parcher II; brother, Jack Van Putten. Donna is survived by her husband of 50 years, Gary Parcher; daughter, Rebecca (Scott) Walcott; daughter-in-law, Joni Parcher; grandchildren, Jonathan Parcher and fiancé Courtney Woodbeck, Nathan Parcher, Brett Parcher, Ryan Walcott, and Andrew Walcott; siblings, Diane (Dave) Fleeger, Richard Van Putten; sister-in-law, Judy Van Putten; and other brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. She loved traveling and spending time with family and friends. Some of Donna’s favorite places to visit were Pentwater, MI where she spent her summers on the shorelines of Lake Michigan, camping and fishing. She also enjoyed visiting the Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and Mexico. She was very loving and involved with her grandson’s lives. Visitation will be Thursday, January 16, 5:00-8:00 pm with a Rosary at 7:30 pm at Roth-Gerst Chapel, 305 N. Hudson, Lowell, MI 49331. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Friday, January 17 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 4351 Parnell Ave. NE, Ada 49331 at 11:00 am. Family will receive visitors one hour prior. Rev. Tom Cavera presiding. Interment Chapel Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Sable Points Lighthouse Keepers Association, PO Box 673, Ludington, MI 49431 or Crisp Point Lighthouse Historical Society, at

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9 Responses

  1. Sorry for your loss Gary and Becky, my thoughts and prayers are with you through this trying time. Love you both to the moon and back.

  2. Donna will be missed but not forgotten.
    We will always remember the times camping at Timberlake.

  3. So sorry for your loss Gary
    Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family ♥️

  4. Gary and family,
    Mickey and I are so incredibly sorry for your loss. Donna was a beautiful person inside and out. We will miss her very much.

  5. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this time.
    The Phillips Family

  6. Joni
    So sorry for your loss. I will hold you and your family in my prayers.
    May y9u feel Gods presences now and during the time of grieving
    Judy Kurylowics

  7. So sorry to hear this, she was so kind and funny! Prayers for you Gary and Becky!

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