Farming Rural 07

Donald Possehn

October 9, 1925 ~ April 10, 2020 (age 94)


Donald Possehn, 94, of Lake Odessa passed away on April 10, 2020 at the Green Acres of Ionia, MI.  He was born in Portland Township on October 9, 1925 to William M. and Bertha K. (Schroeder) Possehn. 

On April 3, 1947, he married Marie Hansbarger and together they spent 72 years side by side working the family farm.  Marie proceeded Donald in death on February 17, 2020.

Donald leaves behind:  Children Carole (Ken) Benson, Bob (Peg) Possehn, Donna Possehn and Annette (Dennis) Visser, 9 grandchildren, 20 great-children and a sister Lucille Heppe, sister-in-law Katherine Possehn, brother Raymond (Marilyn) Possehn. He was preceded in death by his wife Marie, parents, five sibling and great-grandson Timothy Havens.

According to his wishes, cremation has taken place.  A memorial service for Don and Marie will be scheduled at a later date.

The family would like to give special thanks to Green Acres of Ionia and Ionia Area Hospice for the care they gave to both Don and Marie.

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