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Donna D. Griffin

January 19, 1933 ~ September 8, 2021 (age 88)

Obituary

Passed away Wednesday afternoon September 8, 2021. Donna was born January 19, 1933 in Kalamazoo the daughter of Ralph and Bulah (Barnum) Grubius. Prior to her retirement she was employed for many years with the Galesburg-Augusta Schools as a bus driver. She enjoyed playing softball, bowling, gardening, and sewing. On September 21, 1962 she was united in marriage to Robert Griffin, who preceded her in death on November 16, 1994. She was also preceded in death by a son, Garth VanKersen; and brother, Jim Grubius. Donna is survived by her sons, George (Susan) VanKersen; Todd VanKersen; Patrick (Julie) Griffin; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; her brother and sister, Donald Grubius, Peggy (Barry) Kite; several nieces and nephews; and special friend Judy Lemon. Friends may meet the family from 10:00-11:00am Saturday, September 25 at the Langeland Family Funeral Homes, 3926 South 9th Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49009 where a memorial service will follow at 11:00am. A light lunch will follow the service and interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Galesburg. Memorials may be directed to the West Michigan Cancer Center or Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan. To view Donna's personalized webpage please visit https://www.langelands.com

Services

Visitation
Saturday
September 25, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Langeland Family Funeral Homes Burial & Cremation Services, Westside Chapel
3926 S 9th St
Kalamazoo, MI 49009

Memorial Service
Saturday
September 25, 2021

11:00 AM
Langeland Family Funeral Homes Burial & Cremation Services, Westside Chapel
3926 S 9th St
Kalamazoo, MI 49009

Reception
Saturday
September 25, 2021

12:00 PM
Langeland Family Funeral Homes Burial & Cremation Services, Westside Chapel
3926 S 9th St
Kalamazoo, MI 49009

Donations

West Michigan Cancer Center
200 North Park Street, Kalamazoo MI 49007
Tel: 2693822500
Web: http://www.wmcc.org

Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan
7100 Stadium Drive, Kalamazoo MI 49009
Tel: 2693450273
Web: http://www.hospiceswmi.org

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