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Donna (Speed Peterson) Verschueren
Donna ISpeed Peterson) Verschueren
Passed away peacefully Monday Dec. 10, 2012 at 11:00 P.M. after a long illness. Donna was born in North Muskegon MI on July 2, 1924 to Guy and Elizabeth (Agard) Speed. She lived in the North Muskegon area all her life. Donna was a homemaker at heart, but prior to her illness she enjoyed a very active, rewarding life. She enjoyed baking, sewing and entertaining, but spent much of her life traveling, big game hunting, camping, snowmobiling and attending her children’s and grand-children’s high school and college sporting events. She was a lifelong member of Laketon Bethel Reformed Church and was involved in many charitable organizations: Red Cross, March of Dimes, General Hospital Auxiliary and the American Cancer Society . She was married to James W. Peterson in 1945, he preceded her in death in 1955. In 1956 she was married to Joseph A. Verschueren and was able to celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary prior to his death in 2010. Also preceding her in death were her parents, 3 brothers: Harold Speed, Howard Speed and Harvey Speed, 1 sister Doris (Speed, Ritter) Harmson and a Stepson John Frederick (Rick) Verschueren.
She is survived by her sons: Steven (Helen) Peterson of Muskegon, Thomas (Pat) Peterson of Muskegon, David Peterson of Jackson and Joseph (Ruth) Verschueren of Muskegon, a Step-daughter Midge (Charlie) Huntington of California and Grandchildren: Steven Peterson, Michelle (Peterson) Ayala & Deborah Peterson, Jason Peterson, Amy (Peterson) Spaniolo, Daniel Peterson & Jeffrey Peterson, David Peterson, Misty (Peterson) Sileno & Jaime Peterson and Joseph Verschueren, Justin Verschueren & Jacob Verschueren and 24 Great Grandchildren.
VISITATION will be Saturday December 15, 2012 from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. at Laketon Bethel Reformed Church, 1568 W. Giles Rd. Muskegon, MI 49445, with the FUNERAL SERVICE immediately following. There will be a luncheon served after the funeral service at the church.
DONATIONS: Laketon Bethel Reformed Church, 1568 W. Giles Rd., North Muskegon 49445.
PRIVATE CONDOLENCES may be sent by visiting http://www.clockfuneralhomeofwl.com/.
CLOCK Funeral Home of White Lake
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