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Mrs. Donna Dawn Woods
  • Hospice of Sturgis
    P.O. Box 126
    Sturgis, MI 49091
  • First United Methodist Church
    200 Pleasant Ave.
    Sturgis, MI 49091

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“I'm so sorry to hear about Mrs. Woods passing. She was a neighborhood parent when I was young, and I remember her as being such a sweet and caring...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Joy Peck - Sturgis, MI

“Donna was such a hard worker at Kirsch Company. She gave 100% each day in a busy environment. Prayers to her family ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Kathe Ailstock - Sturgis, MI

“Sad to hear of the loss of such a sweet little lady. Donna was so nice (and efficient) to work with, and be around. Condolences to her loved ones. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Jeanette Kehoe - Sturgis, MI

“Sharing in the Woods' family sadness as they remember a very loving mother and grandmother. Our thoughts are with you, wishing peace for all. We...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: John and Betty Gillis - La Vernia, TX

“Beautiful and Kind Lady,my condolences to The Woods family. Sorry I can't be there to celebrate the Life of Donna. Best Wishes to You All ! ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Kelly Murphy - Sturgis, MI

“The Hackman Family and the entire staff extend to you our most heartfelt sympathy. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Hackman Family Funeral Homes - MI


FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS
HACKMAN FAMILY FUNERAL HOMES
P.O. BOX 9
STURGIS, MI 49091
Hackman Chapel ~ 269-651-2331
Rosenberg Chapel ~ 269-651-3284

Donna Dawn Woods age 84 of Sturgis, Michigan passed away early Sunday morning, December 18, 2016 at Matthew 7:7 Adult Foster Care Home in White Pigeon.
She was born November 19, 1932 in Sturgis, Michigan daughter of the late Oral and Mabel (Olmstead) Britton.
Donna was a lifelong Sturgis resident and a graduate of Sturgis High School with the class of 1950.
On February 24, 1951 she married Robert Lee Woods at the First United Methodist Church in Sturgis. He died February 6, 2002.
Donna retired in 1984 from the Kirsch Company in Sturgis following several years of dedicated employment.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sturgis where she had taught Sunday school. Donna had several hobbies and enjoyment including playing Bingo, collecting coins and spoons and genealogy work. She took great pride in making her home a happy and comfortable place for her children and husband. She was also a talented poet and loved traveling and time spent with her family.
Donna is survived by one daughter: Carla Woods of Sturgis; two sons: Robert A. (Patty) Woods of Gilbert, Arizona and Clint (Fumiko) Woods of Sequim, Washington; six grandchildren: Brandon Woods, Garrett Woods, Miranda (Andy) Pagels, Vanessa VanWagner, Leah (her fiancée Elijah Allman) Woods and Danny Gonzalez; three great grandchildren: Gracie Kay Pagels, Drayk Joseph Lampe and Maci Analee Lampe; one brother: Duane (Vickie) Britton of Kalkaska; brother-in-law: Earl (Elaine) Woods of Sturgis; special friend: RuthAnn Sprowl of Sturgis and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one son: Richard Dean Woods and one daughter: Brenda Sue Woods.
The family will receive friends from 5:00-8:00 P.M. Wednesday at the Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-2331. Funeral services celebrating the life of Donna Dawn Woods will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday at the funeral home. The Rev. Jeanne Koughn of the First United Methodist Church of Sturgis will officiate. A graveside committal will follow the service at Oak Lawn Cemetery in Sturgis.
The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Mrs. Woods's memory consider Hospice of Sturgis, P.O. Box 126, Sturgis, MI 49091 or the First United Methodist Church, 200 Pleasant Ave., Sturgis, MI 49091.
The obituary is also at www.hackmanfamilyfuneralhomes.com where personal messages of support may be left for the family.