Donna Mae Schnell was reunited with her husband and two daughters in heaven on November 17, 2020. Age 91 years. Donna was born on July 8, 1929, the 7th of 14 children, to the late William and Hilda (Patow) Bauer in Zilwaukee, MI. She married Edward H. Schnell on June 19, 1948; he predeceased her on February 5, 2010. Donna loved working outside on her 27 acres in St. Charles and above all, loved spending time with her family, especially on bingo night. She spent the last 6 years living at Swan Haven Manor in Saginaw.
Surviving are two children, John Schnell and Sally Holtrop; 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, three siblings, Helen Sharpe, Natalie Lamrouex, and Carolyn Lamb.
Donna is predeceased by two daughters, Lana Palmer and Linda Bricault, and 10 siblings.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, no services will be held. A private celebration of Donna’s life will take place at a later date.
Donna’s family would like to express their gratitude to the staff of Toni & Trish House for the wonderful care shown to her. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Toni & Trish House.