Betty Jeane (Donahue) D’Achille, 88, dies

Betty Jeane (Donahue) D’Achille, 88, passed away on May 4, 2015 in her home with her family by her side.
She was born June 25, 1926 in Sisseton, South Dakota. Betty lived a long life and enjoyed living on her ten acres, feeding and watching the wildlife. She was a storyteller and very funny, along with being a voracious reader.
She was raised in Ely, MN, moved to Detroit, MI with her mother during WWII and graduated from East Detroit High School in 1944. Betty married Frank in Detroit, MI on August 24, 1946.
She is predeceased by her parents, Carrie (nee Tarvin) and Daniel Donahue; husband, Frank; son, Frank Daniel; and sister, Lois Burke. She is survived by her son, Mark; daughters: Mary Ann and Janet; son-in-law, Rick Richards; grandson, Nathan D’Achille; and many nieces and nephews.
In honor of her wishes, a private family ceremony will be held at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Emmett, MI.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations in her honor to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or to the Multiple Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock.
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