Obituary of Donna Renee Freimark
Donna Renee Hatfield was born in Monroe, Michigan on July 10, 1953. She was the youngest of three children born from the union of the late Herman R. Hatfield and the late Eileen A. (Gensler) Hatfield.
Donna was a 1971 graduate of Monroe High School and a 1987 graduate of Ross Business Institute Medical Billing and Coding Courses. For the next twenty-three years she worked for several doctors in the Monroe area before taking a medical retirement in 2010.
On April 27, 1996, she married Sam Freimark at Trinity Lutheran Church of which she was a lifetime member, being baptized, educated, and confirmed there.
Donna was a member of the of the Board of Directors for the Monroe Community Mental Health Authority serving two years as Secretary. She was also a member of the Monroe County Democratic Party, also serving two years as secretary.
Donna loved traveling, going to casinos, and spending time with her family and friends.
To cherish her memory she leaves her son: Shaun (Autumn Caris) Hatfield of Monroe; three stepchildren: Serena Whetstone, Cara (Brad) Wright, and Aaron Freimark; one grandson: Kellen Hatfield; four step grandsons: Zach Leonard, Jose (Brooke) Pardo III, Alejandro (Kassy) Pardo, and Raylan Wright; a step granddaughter: Madison Wright; four great grandsons: Alexander, Noah, and Sammy Leonard, and Jose Pardo IV; and a host of aunts, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Donna R. Freimark, age 70, of Adrian, Michigan formerly of Monroe passed away at Adrian Bay on Monday; August 14, 2023. She had been in declining health for many years and under the care of ProMedica Hospice. Her passing was preceded by her parents and her husband: Sam on July 19, 2014.
Friends may gather from 2:00pm until 8:00pm on Thursday; August 17, 2023, at Merkle Funeral Service, South Monroe; 14567 South Dixie Highway, Monroe, Michigan 48161 (734) 241-7070. A Funeral Service Celebrating Her Life will take place at Merkle’s on Friday; August 18, 2023, at 11:00am. Pastor Mark Duerr of Trinity Lutheran Church will officiate. Procession will follow to Roselawn Memorial Park in LaSalle for burial.
Memorials for those who desire are suggested to the charity of the donor’s choice. Online guests may leave words of inspiration and comfort or share a photo by visiting www.merklefs.com.