Of Dexter, MI, age 63, passed away to be with the Lord on Friday, January 1, 2021 at Arbor Hospice in Saline due to complications of kidney disease. She was born June 15, 1957 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the daughter of Coyne & Betty June (Tanner) Holiday.
Donna graduated from Dexter High School in 1975. She was Group Leader at Gelman Science for 30 years, where she made many life-long friends. Donna was a life-long member of Dexter Gospel Church, where she taught Sunday school and was an AWANA leader for almost 40 years.

Donna is survived by her father; five brothers, David (Bonnie) of Michigan Center, Daniel (Unson) of Honolulu, Donald (Barbara) of Dexter, Thomas (Marsha) of Dexter, and Timothy of Dexter; many nieces and nephews; and special friends Dawn and Dan Gilbert and family. She was preceded in death by her mother.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 9, 11:00 am online via Zoom. Call (734-475-1551) or email Cole Funeral Chapel for details (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). A private burial will be at Oak Grove East Cemetery, Chelsea.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Arbor Hospice or Dexter Gospel Church.

 

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#6 Amanda Holiday 2021-01-11 09:07
We love you Donna. We are so happy you are in Heaven and we will see you again some day.
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#5 Pam Wiley 2021-01-09 10:32
Donna was a dear friend of my mom’s Sue Swafford and she became part of our family. We are so sorry for your loss. May God comfort you and give you peace in the coming days. We hear people say heaven gets sweeter all the time and now we can understand how true that is. Donna will truly be missed.
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#4 Carolyn Hoyt 2021-01-05 07:43
I’m so sorry for this tremendous loss for the Holiday family.
Donna has left a great legacy. May God fill you with his peace at this difficult time.
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#3 Jim and Gail Finch 2021-01-04 11:20
Our thoughts and prayers are with you
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#2 Aimee Vargas 2021-01-02 20:51
I worked with Donna at Gelman’s. What a lovely lady whom cared for a lot of people who worked at Gelman. She will be greatly missed. RIP Donna
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#1 Ivan & Linda Laraway 2021-01-02 19:30
Dear Coyne and family. We are praying for you and your family. Donna was such a blessing to all the kids in the Awana Clubs at Dexter Gospel Church. The girls loved being in her class, she treated them with love and kindness. She was very involved in church and loved the Lord Jesus Christ. May God comfort and be with you all. Love in Christ Jesus, Ivan and Linda
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