Donna Kirby

Donna C. Kirby, age 92 of Boyne City died Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at Grandvue Medical Care Facility in East Jordan.

Donna was born on September 10, 1919 in Allegan the daughter of Clifford and Bertha (Holton) Green. She grew up in Boyne City and attended school at Boyne City High School. On September 10, 1938 she married John B. Kirby. Donna enjoyed sewing, crocheting, needle point and macramé. She was also a member of the Boyne City Presbyterian Church and the Eastern Star.

Donna is survived by her son John (Maryjane) Kirby; daughter Rebecca (Mike) Griffin; daughter-in-law Aloma Kirby; fifteen grandchildren and thirty-three great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband John B. Kirby; children William B. Kirby, David L. Kirby, Trudy L. Welsh and Kenneth P. Kirby; granddaughter Sandra Pillow.

The family of Donna would like give a special thank you to the staff at Grandvue Medical Care Facility for their kind, loving and compassionate care.

Visitation for Donna will be held 5-8pm Thursday, September 22, 2011 at Stackus Funeral Home in Boyne City.

A funeral service will be held 2:00pm Friday, September 23, 2011 at Stackus Funeral Home with the Rev. Mary McClure officiating. Interment will take place at Maple Lawn Cemetery in Boyne City.

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