Donna M. Pesina, age 76, of rural Glencoe passed away on Monday, July 4, 2022 at her residence.
She was born on February 15, 1946 in Hutchinson the daughter of Otto & Emily (Dusoski) Stritesky.
Donna graduated from Silver Lake High School in 1964.
On November 16, 1968, Donna M. Stritesky and Leon M. Pesina were joined in holy marriage at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Silver Lake. God blessed their marriage with three children.
Donna belonged to Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake.
Years ago, she enjoyed camping and family vacations. She was also fond of living on the Pesina family farm in Rich Valley Township.
Her grandchildren were very important to her and she loved them very much! Donna liked to go to the casino too.
Survived by her loving husband of fifty-three years: Leon; children: Lynn (Brice) Baumgarten of Hutchinson, Lori (Richard) Tabbert and Mike (Katie) Pesina all of Glencoe; six grandchildren: Brett & Jacob Baumgarten; Nicholas & Brianna Tabbert; and Kaeden & Keagan Pesina; a sister: Norma Wawrzyniak of Silver Lake; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Minerva Stritesky, Joan (Roger) McCullough, Joyce (Steve) Tierney and Roger Anton; many other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by her parents, a brother Ken Stritesky, a sister-in-law Kathryn Howell, parents-in-law Harvey and Evelyn Pesina and by a great niece Mileka Hall.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial for Donna Pesina will be held on Friday, July 8th, 2022 at 11:00 A.M. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake.
Inurnment will follow at Holy Family Cemetery.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, July 7th 4-7 P.M. at The Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake. Parish Prayers will be held on Thursday evening, July 7th at 6:30 P.M. Further visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday, July 8th from 9:30-10:30 A.M.
Donna’s six grandchildren will serve as Urn Bearers.
The Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to www.mareshfuneralhome.com