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Donna Jean Compeau

April 11, 1934 — December 23, 2022

Donna Jean Compeau, 88, of Alpena, passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, December 23, 2022. She was a kind, caring, and compassionate, wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend whom will be dearly missed. Donna was born on April 11, 1934 to the late Eugene and Bernadette (Brousseau) LeTourneau in Alpena.

On December 11, 1954 Donna married the love of her life Raymond Compeau at St. Anne Catholic Church of All Saints Parish. They raised a family together and remained in love until Ray preceded her in death in Jan. 2020. There were many things that Donna enjoyed throughout her life but nothing that brought her greater joy than spending time with her family and snowmobiling. She was not only a lifetime member of the Alpena Snowdrifter’s Club she was one of the founders. Donna worked for the U.S. Government in the Department of Agriculture for many years until her retirement.

She is survived by her four children, Kathy (Chuck) Sobczak of Ossineke, MI., Karen (Matt) McGrath of Ventura, CA., Kenneth (Desiree) Compeau of Ossineke, and Ronald of Alpena, seven grandchildren, Courtney (Scott) Gagnon, Collin McGrath, Cailin McGrath, Gary (Mollie James-Allen) Compeau, Greg Compeau, and Rachelle (Thomas) Sherer, a grandson in law William Hann, eight great grandchildren, Max and Marleigh Hann, Landen and Dillan Gagnon, Emma, Wyatt, and Nolan Compeau, Lincoln Sherer, two sisters, June (Jerry) Mills, Lois Skiba, a brother in law, Gerald (Audrey) Compeau, sister in law Sally LeTourneau, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Ray, brothers, Jerry LeTourneau, and Jim LeTourneau, brother-in-law, Albert Skiba, and a granddaughter, Ashley Hann.

A graveside service for Donna and Raymond will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery on Monday, July 3, 2023 at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Stephen LeTourneau officiating. Online condolences may be registered at


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