Donna Bertrand Obituary

Donna M. Bertrand
Donna M. Bertrand

January 10, 1935 - September 15, 2016
Resided in Menominee, MI


Donna M. Bertrand, 81, formerly of Menominee, passed away Thursday, September 15, 2016, at Bay Area Medical Center. She was born January 10, 1935 in Kenosha, Wisconsin to Donald and Alice Sorensen.
At an early age Donna's family moved to California where she grew up and graduated from high school. She met her future husband, Raymond J. Bertrand while he was stationed in California and they married on September 26, 1953. Raymond and Donna moved to his hometown of Menominee following their marriage. Donna devoted her life to caring for her family and raising their nine children. Throughout the years she was an avid Green Bay Packer fan.
Donna was a member of Holy Redeemer Parish in Birch Creek, the Altar Society and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.
She is survived by seven children, Raymond (Dianne) Bertrand, Jr., Donald Bertrand, Rose Soderberg, Mary Adams, James (Sandy) Bertrand, Susan (Jamie) Pepper and Robert Bertrand (friend, Michelle); twenty-one grandchildren; and twenty-five great-grandchildren with another expected soon.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Raymond; two sons, Gregory Lee and Michael John; a grandson, Kyle; a granddaughter, Jessica; a brother, James Sorensen; and a sister, Joan Wasurick.
Friends may call at Hansen-Onion-Martell funeral home in Marinette from 3 until 6 p.m. on Tuesday, September 20, 2016. The Vigil prayer service will begin at 6 p.m. on Tuesday with Deacon Steve Gretzinger presiding. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated, for the repose of the soul of Donna M. Bertrand at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, September 21st at Holy Redeemer Church in Birch Creek with Father Michael Ocran presiding. Burial will be in the Birch Creek Cemetery.
Donna will always be remembered for her happiness and willingness to be helpful to others.
A special thank you is extended to Dr. Saoud and Dr. Khayat, the nursing staff at Bay Area Medical Center and to everyone at Rennes Health Center-West in Peshtigo. Your kindness and caring attention will always be appreciated.




Hansen-Onion-Martell Funeral Home
610 Marinette Ave.
Marinette, WI 54143
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Holy Redeemer Church
5541 Birch Creek Rd.
Menominee, MI
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
11:00 AM