Three Rivers Outboard Racing Association extends its deepest condolences to the family of Donna J. White, 63, of Petersburg, MI, who died Wednesday, April 10, 2019. Born August 5, 1955, in Toledo, Ohio, she was the daughter of Donald and Elizabeth (Seitz) White. She was a 1973 graduate of Whiteford Agricultural High School. Donna had been employed by the Bedford Senior Center, prior she had worked at Smith Foods in Tiffin, OH and Malcolm Meats in Northwood, OH. She enjoyed boat racing, going to car shows and spending time with Larry’s great granddaughter, Riley.
She is survived by her life-long friend and loving companion, Larry Gottschalk, Sr.; sisters, Suzanne Meiring, Elizabeth (Tom) Frome and Barbara White; brothers, John (Cynthia) White and Robert (Cathy) White and several nieces and nephews. Donna was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Mary Chmiel; niece, Alyssa Haun and nephew, Justin Haun.
Visitation will be from 3-8 pm, Thursday, April 18, 2019, at the Michael W. Pawlak Funeral Home, 1640 Smith Rd. (at Jackman) Temperance, MI, where funeral services will be held at 11:00 am, Friday, April 19, 2019. Interment will follow at Ottawa Hills Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Shriner’s Hospital or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.