top banner

Obituary Listings

Life Honored, Life Remembered

Marlene Elizabeth McDonald

January 19, 1931 March 23, 2020
Marlene Elizabeth McDonald
There are condolences waiting approval on Marlene's Tribute wall
Obituary for Marlene Elizabeth McDonald

Marlene Elizabeth McDonald, age 89 of Midland and formerly of Plymouth, passed away on March 23, 2020 after being in hospice. Her husband for 54 years, Charles W. McDonald passed away in 2010. She was born in Detroit, Michigan on January 19, 1931 to the late Clare and Florence Scherer. Marlene is the beloved mother of Timothy McDonald (Patricia), Thomas McDonald (Coleen), Margaret Grzesiak (Brian), Charles McDonald (Debbie) and Terrance McDonald. She is the loving Grandma to Kathleen McDonald, Michael McDonald, Patrick McDonald, Christopher McDonald, Kevin McDonald, Matthew McDonald, Benjamin McDonald, Bridget McDonald, Katharine McDonald, Nickolas McDonald and Andrew McDonald.

Marlene was a religious woman, a devout Catholic who enjoyed going to daily Mass at St. Kenneth Catholic Church in Plymouth. She was active in most of the Church activities and functions. She enjoyed playing golf and bowling. Marlene loved to spend quality time with her family and watching birds. She enjoyed playing cards, especially with her grandchildren, teaching them how to play “King’s Corner” and “Hand and Foot.” In her down time, Marlene found joy in gardening, listening to old band music and reading a good book. Marlene was a deeply loved woman and will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Her wake will be Thursday, July 23, 2020 from 5:00- 8:00 p.m at Schrader-Howell Funeral Home in Plymouth, MI. Rosary will be at 7:30 p.m. The memorial mass will be at St. Kenneth Catholic Church in Plymouth, MI at 10:30a.m. Friends may visit at church beginning at 10a.m.

Please be advised that in observance of the governmental order from the State of Michigan because of the current COVID-19 situation, when in attendance at the Memorial Gathering and Memorial Mass, we kindly ask for the safety and well-being of the families we serve and for your health, that everyone practice social distancing and consideration for other guests in attendance. Please refrain from handshaking and embracing family members and one another. All those who attend the Memorial Gathering or Memorial Mass are required by Michigan Law to wear a mask.

Memorial Donations may be made to the Fr. Solanus Casey Center, 1780 Mt. Elliott St. Detroit, MI 48207.

Previous Events

Memorial Gathering

Thursday

23

Jul

5:00 PM 7/23/2020 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 7/23/2020 8:00:00 PM
Schrader-Howell Funeral Home

280 S. Main Street
Plymouth, MI 48170

Schrader-Howell Funeral Home
280 S. Main Street Plymouth 48170 MI
United States

Rosary Service

Thursday

23

Jul

5:30 PM 7/23/2020 5:30:00 PM
Schrader-Howell Funeral Home

280 S. Main Street
Plymouth, MI 48170

Schrader-Howell Funeral Home
280 S. Main Street Plymouth 48170 MI
United States

Memorial Gathering

Friday

24

Jul

10:00 AM 7/24/2020 10:00:00 AM - 10:30 AM 7/24/2020 10:30:00 AM
St. Kenneth Catholic Church

14951 N. Haggerty Road
Plymouth, MI 48170

St. Kenneth Catholic Church
14951 N. Haggerty Road Plymouth 48170 MI
United States

Catholic Mass

Friday

24

Jul

10:30 AM 7/24/2020 10:30:00 AM
St. Kenneth Catholic Church

14951 N. Haggerty Road
Plymouth, MI 48170

St. Kenneth Catholic Church
14951 N. Haggerty Road Plymouth 48170 MI
United States
Albums

Create new album
 
Subscribe To Obituaries



We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Marlene Elizabeth McDonald

Thank you for sharing your
memory of Marlene

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Marlene Elizabeth McDonald.

Send Flowers
No thanks, please don't show me this again.
Loading...