January 26, 2020

Donna J. LaPan

Died Oct. 4, 2018


Donna Jean LaPan, 60, of Standish went home to be with her mother Roberta Kaye Sanch and her grandmother Eva Sanch Oct. 4, 2018, following a courageous battle with a lingering illness.

Donna was born Feb. 23, 1958, in Bay City to Robert Sanch Sr. and the late Roberta Kaye Sanch. Donna married Delbert LaPan Sr. Nov. 18, 1977, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Standish. She was an LPN. Donna loved gardening, cooking, shelling and camping. She was always a good listener, very caring and willing to help anyone who needed her help. Donna especially loved spending time with her kids and her grandkids.

Donna is survived by her husband of 40 years, Delbert Sr.; and her three children, Delbert (Erica) LaPan Jr., Jillian LaPan and Joel (Sammie) LaPan. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, J’delon, Graysen, Ellie, Lane, Josie, Brynlee, Emmalyn and Paris. Donna is survived by her father, Robert Sanch Sr.; one brother, Robert (Rhonda) Sanch Jr.; and three sisters, Pamela (Buddy) Berry, Mary (Mike) Krysinski and Cynthia (Jerry) LaLonde.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at 11 a.m. at the Resurrection of the Lord Catholic Church, Standish, with the Rev. Father David Parsch officiating. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Standish. The family will greet friends from 2-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, at the Lee-Ramsay Funeral Home Standish Chapel, where a prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Donna will lie in state at the Resurrection of the Lord Catholic Church from 10 a.m. Tuesday until time of Mass.

Donna’s family would like to give a special thanks to Donna’s CIDP circle of friends.


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Bob Kohn

My condolences to the family.

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