Donzell Rasch

EAST JORDAN, Mich. – Donzell Sarah Rasch, 51, of East Jordan and Beaver Island, Mich., passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at her home in East Jordan.

She leaves behind her husband, Daniel Mark Rasch of East Jordan and Beaver Island; son, Sgt. 1st Class Michael LaVerne Cherette of Sierra Vista, Ariz.; daughters, Rachelle Sarah Cherette of Vulcan, Theresa Louise Cherette of Norway; grandson, Cameron Leo Gatien of Vulcan; stepchildren, Daniel Mark Rasch Jr., and Brandy Jane Rasch, both of Mundelein, Ill.; step-grandchildren, Christopher and Lillian; her mother and stepdad, Alvina Sara and Melvin Napont of Beaver Island; brother, Brian Joseph (Diane) Anthony of East Jordan; sisters, Teresa Marie (Fabian) Wabanimkee of Holland, Mich. and Daneen Ann Anthony of Charlevoix, Mich.; and several aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Donzell was a member of the Grand Traverse Band of Chippewa and Ottawa Indians. She loved country music and rock and roll of the 60s, 70s, and 80s; reading, drawing cartoons, Pow-Wows, shopping, and enjoying life with her family and friends.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the Winchester Funeral Home in Charlevoix.

Funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m., Saturday at St. Mary Catholic Church in Charlevoix, with the Rev. Matthew Wigton officiating.

Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery in Charlevoix.