Dionna Angeline Inman, age 74, was peacefully escorted by angels into the arms of her Lord and Savior, while surrounded by her loving family, July 9th, 2015. Born in Grand Rapids and a life-long resident of Cedar Springs, Donie was crowned Red Flannel Queen in 1956. A seamstress by trade, her handiwork has clothed many a child, drama team members, and Halloween enthusiasts. Best known for her unconditional love for everyone she met and warm, welcoming smile. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dio and Virginia Shaffer; her husband, Russell Inman; son Stanley Levanduski; and brother, David Shaffer. She will be lovingly remembered by her children, Dawn (Ken) Brecken, Ronda (Lee) Olds, Sherry (Bill) Kerr, Russell (Chris) Inman, Stacy (Paul) Thrasher, Charlie Roberts; grandchildren, Zachary Rogers, Kia Ribic, Paige Rogers and Russell Inman, and many great grandchildren; as well as many other extended and honorary grandchildren; sister, Judy (Keith) Hemmila; and brothers, Phil (Ruth) Shaffer, Doug (Judy) Shaffer, Jeff (Lisa) Shaffer; and sister-in-law, Karen Shaffer; numerous nieces and nephews, and beloved puppies Bella and Misty Bear. A time of visitation was held on Sunday, July 12, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Pederson Funeral Home, 127 N. Monroe Street, Rockford, MI 49341.The service celebrating Donie’s life was held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, July 13, 2015, at Pederson Funeral Home, with Rev. Keith Hemmilla officiating. Interment will be in Solon Township Cemetery. Those wishing to offer an expression of sympathy are encouraged to make a memorial contribution to Faith Hospice – Development Office, 2100 Raybrook Street SE, Suite 300, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.
Arrangements by Pederson Funeral Home Pedersonfuneralhome.com